What is Surface Dyslexia: Its Signs, Examples, and Management Strategies

What is Surface Dyslexia: its Signs, Examples, and Management Strategies

REVIEWED BY  NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON JULY 27, 2021 If people find it difficult to tell words that are not voiced out as they are spelled, it is the sign of surface dyslexia. For example, the words like island, honor, bought, Right, etc, are words that differ in grapheme and phoneme. Hence, this disorder is … Read more

Top 6 Story-Based Reading Books with Dyslexia Friendly Fonts

Top 6 Story-Based Reading Books with Dyslexia Friendly Fonts

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. The difficulty to read and write is one of the common signs of dyslexia; you all know it very well now! But, what you must know is that Dyslexia is not the end of your academic road. Dyslexics do find ways to … Read more

Dyslexia in Adult Relationships: What to expect?

Dyslexia in Adult Relationships: What to expect?

REVIEWED BY  NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON JULY 10, 2021 “Will I be able to get into relationships just like anyone else?” It is quite a valid question to ask especially when you feel there is something special about yourself. Growing up with learning disorders does affect the confidence level in adults. Problems caused by dyslexia … Read more

Is Orton-Gillingham Training Approach Worth It?

Is Orton-Gillingham Training Approach Worth It?

Teachers who have hands-on experience imparting training under the Orton Gillingham approach roughly estimate that even severely dyslexic students (including those suffering from ADHD), gain one grade level in reading within 75-100 hours’ worth of sessions. That can boil down to two hours of the child’s time for a month and a half. This seems … Read more

Fundamentals of Reading – Importance, Foundational Skills, Components and Strategies

Fundamentals of Reading - Importance, Foundational Skills, Components and Strategies

“My son has passed 7th grade but still struggles to read.” What should I do? I am sure this concern will resonate with many parents out there. Gadgets taking over books have created this situation, largely speaking. Kids remain attracted to gadgets and think that scrolling up and down the screen is a newfound way … Read more

5 Famous YouTubers with Dyslexia

5 Famous YouTubers with Dyslexia

When the spotlight turns off, and it’s time to wrap up the errands, it is primordial for many to find their salvation in Youtube. There is something profoundly emancipating in looking into other people’s lives, and we are guilty of the same crime. That’s one of the primitive reasons for the growing popularity of YouTube … Read more

Listening Comprehension IEP Goals: Main Goals, Importance, Ways to Formulate, Intervention Strategies

Listening Comprehension IEP Goals: Main Goals, Importance, Ways to Formulate, Intervention Strategies

The US Department of Education proposes formulation, implementation, and review of IEP goals if any student needs extra support to attain age-appropriate academic competency. IEP, as we discussed in our previous post on Vocabulary IEPs, stands for Individualized Education Programs. The public schools in the US form IEP goals for about 13 academic competencies including … Read more

5 Important Levels of Phonemic Awareness

5 Important Levels of Phonemic Awareness

We all see small children trying to pick words from family members; that is why a home is called the first school for a child. But, is a child while imitating parents and siblings showing phonemic awareness? The answer is no. A child is admitted to a preschool or is home trained to learn to … Read more

7 Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for Dyslexics

7 Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for Dyslexics

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Christmas is the moment of celebration. It is the best time to show love and concern and have gala get-togethers. We hear these thoughts about this festival most often. But, does Christmas mean the same for people with learning difficulties like Dyslexia? … Read more

Top 10 Colleges for Students with Dyslexia

List of top 10 colleges for students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities

Understanding the educational needs of students with Dyslexia has become an unignorable topic due to an increase in awareness among people about it. Learning difficulty has become a recognized reason for dropouts after middle level of education. Dropping out from the education system by an otherwise intelligent student but with a learning disorder, is nothing … Read more