Excel Orton Gillingham sight words using blending board

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You probably know about the blending boards. The tool that is widely used for creating multi-coloured rolags for spinning. But, are you aware of its use for learning phonics fluency? Sounds absurd, but bear with us because we aren’t lying. Some professionals in the special education industry have repurposed the blending board for the good … Read more Excel Orton Gillingham sight words using blending board

Is your school dyslexia friendly? Here’s a checklist

dyslexia friendly school classroom

Senator Chuck grassley once said “What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.” This quote holds so true. Just look at some of the most successful people living right now, who have beaten the belief that grades … Read more Is your school dyslexia friendly? Here’s a checklist

Top 15 inspiring quotes about dyslexia

top inspirational quotes on dyslexia

It’s pretty common for a dyslexic child to feel upset and cornered. A feeling of ‘Why me?’ is a threat to any motivation they ever acquire to do something. Parents and Teachers can help them get out of it by consoling. They need to be introduced to the greatest personalities with dyslexia that lived on … Read more Top 15 inspiring quotes about dyslexia

Confusing Left and Right? How to Manage directional difficulties in dyslexia

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Dyslexia is primarily considered a learning difference, but there are several other areas where it affects our daily part of life. Many dyslexics have found be to lacking some basic directional abilities. A good hours of their day may be spent in dealing with ‘Is it left or right?’ Keeping up with set of directions … Read more Confusing Left and Right? How to Manage directional difficulties in dyslexia

Role of Occupational therapy in managing dyslexia

Role of Occupational Therapy in Managing Dyslexia

What is Occupational Therapy? Occupation therapy is a therapeutic approach that plays a vital role in helping people overcome the effects of disability caused by illness or accident, to carry out everyday tasks or occupations to the full potential. It focuses on daily activities and tasks that matters the most to the patient and pushes … Read more Role of Occupational therapy in managing dyslexia

Math specific accommodations for students with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

In the vast pool of numbers, logics, symbols and equations, it’s a common scenario where even the brightest struggle in maths at some point. For students with dyscalculia, this could be a recurring nightmare. Even in students with reading difficulty, like dyslexia, understanding mathematics can be challenging as it involves symbols, complex words, concepts (e.g., … Read more Math specific accommodations for students with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

Top 8 inspirational movies on dyslexia

Kids look up to movies and child tv shows for inspiration in their life. Good series and tv characters can be a positive driving force of their future prospects. Kids may look up for their favorite movie stars and wanted to become like one. Obviously, parents must be careful what to let them watch. Today, … Read more Top 8 inspirational movies on dyslexia

Positive Aspects of Dyslexia

positive aspects of dyslexia

There are lot of talks on different offline/online forums regarding the positive aspects of dyslexia. Every parent wants to know if the reading and spelling weakness due to dyslexia has been compensated elsewhere in the child’s ability? There is no straight ‘Yes or No’ to this. People on forums will tell you that Students with … Read more Positive Aspects of Dyslexia

Top 10 famous scientists with dyslexia

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Pretty unfortunate that still many people equates dyslexia with lower IQ. Considering the number of famous inventors, scientists, actors, presidents born with dyslexia, it is evident that dyslexia have nothing to do with low IQ. Who could’ve thought the most brilliant mind ever born in the history of humankind, Albert Einstein, had difficulty with reading … Read more Top 10 famous scientists with dyslexia

Raspberry Pi equipped glasses that read texts to dyslexic wearers

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Text-to-voice is an excellent outcome of character recognition technology that every dyslexic or visually impaired can benefit from. Popular Apps like Smartynote Pro and Evernote widely use this functionality to serve their users who have learning disorder. Taking a step further, A Japanese company implemented the technology in a pair of smart glasses. Keisuke Shimakage … Read more Raspberry Pi equipped glasses that read texts to dyslexic wearers