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Peter Groth, CEO of Dyslexia Connect Online Tutoring, was honored to be a presenter for the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE), at their national conference in November, 2020. Peter presented information about dyslexia, and also provided a dyslexia simulation. This video is a recording of the presentation.
Ever wonder how a child with dyslexia feels when they try to read? Let us show you! In this dyslexia simulation, you will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges that children with dyslexia face when trying to read, spell and complete homework. A question and answer session at the end provides helpful advice for
State testing time can be very difficult and frustrating for parents of children who have dyslexia. In this video, I discuss state testing, whether or not you should be worried by the results, and some of the emotions you may be dealing with. Each year, state and standardized testing results cause a lot of anxiety
There are a number of accommodations that may be helpful for students who have dyslexia. An important distinction to consider is the difference between accommodations and modifications. An accommodation is something that helps a student complete a regular assignment. A modification is a change to the assignment itself. An excellent example of an accommodation for
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
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