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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 […]

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

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

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

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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

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

Dyslexia and Difficulty with Short Words – Dyslexia Connect Read More »

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

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

Is the “Dyslexic” Label Harmful? – Dyslexia Connect Online Tutoring Read More »

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

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