Category: Dyslexia News

5 tips to improve your dyslexic child’s writing Could your dyslexic child's writing be smaller and neater?

Could your dyslexic child’s writing be smaller and neater? Writing in big letters is very common in young children who are just beginning to write.  But sometimes the dyslexic child’s handwriting is still really big, even when they get to the

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The Book Worm Making learning fun!

Looking for some rainy day activities for your kids over the Easter holidays? This book is all you need! Spectrum, a dynamic team of budding entrepreneurs from Omagh Academy have produced and marketed The Book Worm. This little book is

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Help! My dyslexic child had no notes to revise from in his recent exams! Why copying from the board won’t work for your dyslexic child.

  Has your child tried to use his notes in his exercise book to revise for a test? Has he opened his book with complete bewilderment as he’s met with notes he just can’t read or that are incomplete? Children

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Is your son or daughter sitting AQA English Language GCSE in 2018? Give your child the best chance with friendly, one-to-one weekly tuition, held locally in Cuddington.

AQA English Language GCSE Revision GCSE’s are a very important part of your son or daughter’s academic journey… Did you know his or her results can affect: future career prospects the qualifications he takes next the sixth form he goes

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Is your son or daughter sitting English GCSE in 2018? Join our English Revision Group!

AQA English Revision Group…starting in January 2018 GCSE’s are a very important part of your son or daughter’s academic journey. Did you know his or her results can affect: future career prospects the qualifications he takes next the sixth form

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Dyslexia – is it all in the eyes? Scientists suggest children with dyslexia have different eyes to non-dyslexic children!

In the news this week, scientists claim to have spotted a major physiological difference between the eyes of dyslexic adults and non-dyslexic adults. Are you left or right eyed? Most of us have a partiality as to which hand we

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Dyslexia – let’s start talking about it Come out of the darkness and raise awareness of dyslexia

This week I’ve been reading lots of inspirational stories about dyslexia. And indulging (or enduring?) in my new guilty secret – running. I am a closet runner. Those that know me are probably giggling at this news.  The rest of

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Dyslexia – the annoying things people say 5 myths about dyslexia exploded!

If your child has dyslexia, sometimes well-meaning friends, relations – and even teachers – will come out with some of the following myths. But perpetuating these misconceptions can be damaging to your child. Here’s five common myths about dyslexia exploded…

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Wondering if it’s dyslexia? The best online dyslexia screeners

I get asked time and time again about online dyslexia screeners by parents who think their child may have dyslexia.  Of course, online dyslexia screeners are not substitutes for a professional assessment from an educational psychologist or a specialist dyslexia

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4 great reasons why your dyslexic child needs to read Help your child with dyslexia read his way to a happy and healthy life...

“Most children in England do not read on a daily basis: in 2011 just over a third (37%) of 10 year-olds surveyed reported reading for pleasure every day.” PIRLS 2011: Reading Achievement In England Texting their friends, checking Facebook, surfing

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