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Dyslexia and the Forming Years

Dyslexia and the Forming Years

Dyslexia and the forming years “Once upon a time, a girl called Gretel and her brother called Hansel lived with their father and their stepmother in a little hut near the forest. The family was very poor and there was never enough food on the...

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Is There a Font Ideal for Dyslexics?

I have had a mixed feedback from introducing the font to dyslexic clients. Yes, some have seen that it helps, others have actually found it frustrating. What do you think? Check it out: Dyslexie, the Font In the long run, it's not really about...

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Reading One Book a Week

Reading One Book a Week

Working with Dyslexic children and adults, learning to read better, with more ease or to fully comprehend what they are reading is usually the number ONE goal. Many adults I work with are able to read - but often have to re-read a text several...

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What I have been ‘up’ to?

I'm   sure you will enjoy this.  I never knew one  word in  English language that can be a  noun, verb, adj, adv,   prep.   UP This two-letter word in English has more meanings  than  any other two-letter word, and that  word  is UP.'  It is listed...

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How Interesting

How Interesting

The answer from a Dyslexic student in Year 2: It took me a while to realize what he had done - now I think he deserves an A+ for his way of thinking. Often children do take things literally or far more complicated than necessary.

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8 Great Tips to Write a Good Story

by Kurt Vonnegut ...I like his last one: Give your readers as much information as possible, as soon as possible. To hell with suspense. Readers should have such complete understanding of what is going on, where and why, that they could finish the...

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Harry Potter Readers are More Tolerant

Harry Potter Readers are More Tolerant

It doesn't surprise me that Harry Potter readers have been found to be more tolerant. This gives me yet another excuse to get my young dyslexic clients into the Harry Potter books. There is nothing more satisfying than seeing a child who couldn't...

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