I see the cute pictures and memes from other moms. You know, the moms of kids for whom reading so easily comes. They post funny happy memes of partying while the school bus pulls away, and videos of buying teachers anything they want if they will just take our kids for a few hours a … Continue reading Anxiety and Back to School with Dyslexia
I am terrified and second guessing myself. But like so many other times on my journey as a parent my gut is telling me this is the right thing to do. So, I inhale deeply, and slowly exhale. Look at my husband (a teacher) and mother (a special education teacher) by my side, and walk … Continue reading Why I Refused Certain School Services for my Middle School Child who has Dyslexia
Like glasses for kids who have visual impairments, assistive tech tools can help students with dyslexia access grade level content.
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.