As parents and teachers, we must be aware of the symptoms of dyslexia and the common myths surrounding it. It is our duty not to bring these children down by forcing them to follow and succeed in the streamline schooling system that fails provide and nourish different minds. The sad truth is that anyone who … Continue reading 6 insights on how you can help your child struggling with dyslexia build confidence
If you're out at Sydney City tonight, catch the Darling Harbour or the Town Hall glowing a brilliant red, and be sure to share it across social media, to help the cause. What cause, you ask? Well, in honor of the "Dyslexia Empowerment Week" that starts today from the 16th - 22nd of October all … Continue reading What’s happening in Australia for “Dyslexia Empowerment Week”?
In our previous blog, we looked at eight misconceptions people have about dyslexia. Today we shall focus on defining and understanding what exactly is Dyslexia. Take a moment to read the following. How was that? Frustrating? Slow? What were those sentences about? This is a simulation of the "experience of dyslexia" designed by Swedish web … Continue reading Do you know what EXACTLY dyslexia is?
Dyslexia is a type of specific learning difficulty (SLD) in which the person has difficulties with language and words. Despite dyslexia’s relative prevalence, there are a lot of misconceptions that surround this disorder. So let's just put the common misconceptions the general public has about dyslexia to REST once and for all. 1) Myth: Dyslexia does … Continue reading 8 misconceptions about dyslexia put to rest
To family, teachers, and friends who didn't know, I spent my childhood as a bitter soul. I grew to hate myself; It was me against the world and trust me, it is the loneliest feeling a 7-year-old can have. At an age when children are trying to figure out the world, I had the added … Continue reading Open letter to those who didn’t know