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Dyslexia and ADHD – Dyslexia Connect

Many children with dyslexia also have ADHD. How can we help these children make progress and discern which symptoms come from each issue? Due to the natures of dyslexia and ADHD, the symptoms are sometimes confused with each other. One of the primary symptoms of ADHD is difficulty focusing. When it comes to reading, spelling and...
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Dyslexia and Difficulty with Short Words – Dyslexia Connect

Difficulty with short words tends to be a very common symptom of dyslexia. A student with dyslexia may be reading a paragraph fairly well, only to stumble when they approach a short word like "for". Why is this? There are many mysteries about the dyslexic mind that researchers are still trying to solve, and this...
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Can a Child With Dyslexia Succeed? – Dyslexia Connect

Is it possible for a child with dyslexia to succeed? I am often asked this question by concerned parents. Parents often fear that dyslexia is going to severely limit their child's potential and ability to succeed in life. Sometimes, these fears prevent them from seeking a dyslexia diagnosis or dyslexia tutoring and treatment for their...
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Is the “Dyslexic” Label Harmful? – Dyslexia Connect Online Tutoring

Is the "dyslexic" label harmful? Some parents and educators are hesitant to use the term "dyslexic" or dyslexia with a child. This is sometimes even true if the child is enrolled in a dyslexia tutoring and dyslexia treatment program. So, why is it that so many people are hesitant to use this term? Parents sometimes fear...
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