October is not only ADHD Awareness Month, but also Dyslexia Awareness Month. Did you know that it is estimated that as much as 20% of the total population struggle with symptoms of dyslexia? Dyslexia is categorized as a language-based learning disability that includes poor word reading, word decoding, oral reading fluency and spelling. Check out our most popular articles related to dyslexia to learn more about the condition and how to get help.
Vision therapy while not entirely proven, may be effective in correcting brain function associated with dyslexia. In The New York Times’s discussion, Boston pediatrician Eileen Costello states that vision therapy can indeed yield benefits by giving children some positive attention and relieving parental anxiety.
As researchers increase their understanding of the causes and dimensions of dyslexia, the toolkit of effective strategies for teaching such students continues to grow. Here is an overview of some approaches that researchers have found that provide help for dyslexia.
Dyslexia is a learning disorder that causes difficulty reading and writing due to problems identifying speech sounds and relating them to letters and words.Compared with their peers, children with dyslexia may experience particular difficulties with the following tasks.
Reading exercises are extremely helpful in getting your child to enjoy time with books, and to experience a sense of achievement. The following activities can help to reduce reading struggles and help to foster positive self esteem for children with dyslexia.
Bryan was an extremely slow reader and failing almost all of his weekly spelling tests due to a poor foundation in phonics. After just a few weeks in the Brain Balance Program, Bryan scored 100% on a spelling test.
If your child struggles with learning, contact us online or find a center near you to learn more about the Brain Balance Program.