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Do I Have Dyslexia?

Have you ever wondered if you have dyslexia? For many individuals who have never been diagnosed, there is a nagging feeling that certain struggles in academics and in life point towards dyslexia. For example, they may have struggled to learn to read, and even now, never read for enjoyment. Or, they may struggle, or have

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5 Early Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia

Dyslexia comes with a wide variety of signs and symptoms. Here is a list of five that tend to be noticeable early in a child’s life. Below the graphic, you can find additional information about each of these dyslexia symptoms. If you have noticed dyslexia symptoms in your own child, you may be interested in

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How Unidentified Dyslexia Causes Anxiety

Unidentified dyslexia can cause a lot of anxiety and stress for kids. Online dyslexia tutoring can help resolve these issues. When a child has dyslexia, but it has not been identified, the child often starts to make false assumptions about the reasons for their struggles with reading and spelling. For example, they may engage in

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Percy Jackson and Dyslexia

Kids and adults with dyslexia are often creative, unconventional thinkers. This is part of the reason why there are so many successful adults with dyslexia. It also means that they make great literary heroes! Author Rick Riordan decided that his famous character, Percy Jackson, would have dyslexia. Why did he do this? Percy Jackson became

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Keira Knightley and Dyslexia

Keira Knightley is outspoken about her dyslexia, and she works to spread dyslexia awareness! The actress, well-known for her roles in Pirates of the Caribbean, Pride and Prejudice, and other successful films, has done a lot of work with Made by Dyslexia. Made by Dyslexia is an organization founded by Richard Branson that promotes dyslexia

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Do teaching methods that work for students with dyslexia also work for students without dyslexia?

Structured literacy methods are great for students with dyslexia, and also students without dyslexia! One of the myths about structured, systematic approaches to literacy (like the Orton-Gillingham method that we use here at Dyslexia Connect) is that they are primarily beneficial to students who have dyslexia, but not to students without dyslexia. This is not

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