A dyslexia diagnosis can be life altering for many families. In the beginning, the entire family is making significant adjustments (meetings, IEP’s, tutoring, etc) and it may feel like your family is an island unto itself. Dyslexia suddenly becomes a part of your family identity.
When learning how to back up a boat trailer, I had great difficulty getting my brain and body to connect what I knew to what I was seeing and doing. It was sooo frustrating and exhausting! It suddenly hit me this is what my students experience every day. They ‘get’ what needs to happen but it takes all their brain power and body control to make it happen. To help you experience and understand what the dyslexic in your life goes through I’ve linked few online resources.
Most state dyslexia handbooks came about with the passing of specific state dyslexia laws. In order to inform teachers and parents the process for identifying and helping children with dyslexia in their state, some states have put out a dyslexia handbook. Not all state handbooks are created equal. Below is the list of online dyslexia handbooks I have been able to find.
This past weekend, I attended the IDA – Florida Branch’s 2019 Conference in Orlando. This was my first IDA – Florida conference…
What is dyslexia? What are the early signs and symptoms of dyslexia? In this video, we share the most common signs seen in people with dyslexia.