Welcome to our Dyslexia Page
What is Dyslexia?
Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent word reading and spelling. Characteristic features of dyslexia are difficulties in phonological awareness, verbal memory and verbal processing speed.
There is a common misconception that dyslexia only affects the ability to read and write. In reality, dyslexia can affect memory, organisation, time-keeping, concentration, multi-tasking and communication.
How to support your child?
What can you do for them? Give them plenty of time and support to understand. Read, read, read. Encouraging reading is one of the best ways you can support your child with dyslexia. Encourage your child to read, reread, and read some more …
Ways to support your child
2.Give emotional support
5.Don’t expect perfection.
6.Help your child understand what dyslexia is.
Some ways to help your child
1. Read to your child. This will improve their vocabulary and listening skills, and will also encourage their interest in books.
2. Share reading. …
3. Overlearning. …
4. Silent reading. …
5. Make reading fun.
Each logo below will take you to website that will support you and your child with their diagnosis of ASD.
Did you know? You can see if you can get support by applying for disability allowance.
Click on the NHS logo below