Dyslexia

Hope For Parents of Dyslexics

December 27, 2015

Encouraging parents to understand their kids with dyslexia is something that I love to do. I recently had the following exchange with a parent looking for hope teaching her daughter with dyslexia.  The question seems like one that many people could likely relate to so I am sharing parts of it here. I am looking […]

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The Positive Aspects of Having Dyslexia

December 26, 2015

The Dyslexic has a nice collection of capabilities, which are in fact advantages when used in the right context. “I have no special talents, I am only passionately curious” It’s OK and even necessary to use imagination as a scientist, entertainer or inventor, but it’s not such a good idea in other, more repetitive occupations. […]

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What Every Child With Dyslexia Needs

December 25, 2015

 I am thrilled, after so many years of searching, to be able to create this resource of what I pray is reliable, practical and useful information for parents of kids with dyslexia – whether you are homeschooling or not!  I wrote this post on ‘what every child with dyslexia needs’ to help focus our energy […]

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Reading Methods That Work With Dyslexia

December 24, 2015

Today we’re talking about which teaching methods really work with dyslexics.  The majority of what I am telling you here was learned through years of researching the most effective ways to teach my own dyslexic kids how to read and, more recently, from my studies to become a certified Orton-Gillingham dyslexia tutor.  The bottomline in […]

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Why Copying from a Board is Ineffective for Dyslexics – Its All About America Times

December 23, 2015

Having to take notes by copying from a board or projection while a teacher is lecturing is challenging for any learner, because it requires students to multitask and constantly shift modes of learning. The process demands students to read, listen and write while making sense of the material. However, for students with dyslexia this teaching […]

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How to Teach Kids With Dyslexia to Read

December 22, 2015

If you have been around the Homeschooling With Dyslexia web site for any length of time, you know my passion for helping parents of kids with dyslexia.  We have been navigating the seas of dyslexia since our oldest son was diagnosed some 16 years ago.  It was a steep learning curve and we made lots […]

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Growing Up with Dyslexia: Additional Insight for Teachers, Parents and Students

December 21, 2015

Hello readers! As the new marketing content manager for Reading Horizons, I’ve been writing on the blog for the past few months and I know that I am just barely introducing myself—but I want to let you in on a little secret. My name is Sarah Young and I have dyslexia. My hope in writing […]

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Teaching Students with Dyslexia Series: Products and Tools

December 19, 2015

  Welcome to our Teaching Students with Dyslexia Series! Here you will find encouragement and information you can use to teach your child to overcome – to work WITH their gifts and talents – and to read and write successfully. When Practice Is Just Not Enough You practice and practice, and work and work – […]

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How To Help A Student With Dyslexia Learn To Read

December 18, 2015

Have you got a student in your class that just doesn’t seem to ‘get’ how to put it all together and be able to read?  Or maybe you have a student who repeatedly misspells and misreads commonly used words?  Maybe you’ve tried a few different strategies and techniques, but nothing has really helped this student. […]

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