Every now and then as parents and children, we get a moment to just breathe. And talk. The following is a deep conversation I had with my middle school aged son, and his experience, posted word for word.
Everyone is going crazy over Black Friday deals, but as dyslexia parents/advocates/friends, our lists may look a little different. Below are some ideas and links to Amazon (affiliated links) for some gift ideas that my family has loved. $5 off Print Book Purchases of $20 or More This is a great deal! Books must be … Continue reading Black Friday Gift Ideas for Kids who have Dyslexia and Dyslexia Advocates
Hint: It has nothing to do with them “being dumb.” Because they are not, yet many kids who struggle with reading have self-labeled themselves as exactly that.
When kids who have disabilities reach major milestones, it can be exciting, but also scary.
As I'm scrolling down my Facebook timeline, I see your photos. I feel your pride. And I'm a little bit jealous ....just a little ... "Johnny is in ALL honors classes this year!" "Sally made the BETA Club!" And the comments roll in under: "Of course! I knew she would! YOU are a GREAT Mom!" … Continue reading To the parents of the kids who don’t struggle in school …
When your child is struggling to read, you worry. A lot. "Will he be able to go to college? Will he graduate high school with an actual diploma or one of those "special ed" diplomas? If the latter, what does that mean for his future? How will he be able to read a restaurant menu? … Continue reading The Freedom of Truly EMBRACING Dyslexia
Auditory Processing Disorder is different than dyslexia. Here is what we observe in our house.