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Living with the learning disability; dyslexia.

At a young age I was diagnosed with dyslexia; a light version of it, but it was very frustrating for me because I wasn’t able to read, spell and write like all the others. 1,124 more words

General Writing

synthetic phonics, dyslexia and natural learning

Too intense a focus on the virtues of synthetic phonics (SP) can, it seems, result in related issues getting a bit blurred. I discovered that some whole language supporters do appear to have been ideologically motivated but that the whole language approach didn’t originate in ideology. 1,571 more words


Some Kids Are Just D Students

Originally published February 27, 2015: Citymoms.com/tampabay By Lisa Brittain of BuddhafulBritt.com  Link to entire article provided below.

 “Some kids are just D students,” I was told. 277 more words


Viscount Rupert Blocky Serial

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will draw it later,’ once they reached the top there was a shriek from all four boys, the sun lit up a long and wide pool of tempting water with a sandy beach. 561 more words


* Students as teachers

In a previous post, I described how our special needs kids can develop leadership by “mentoring” other students, taking advantage of our kids’ interests and skills to teach others.   90 more words

Autism Matters

The 52 Book Year Challenge for The British Dyslexia Association...

“I began this 52 book read as a purely personal challenge, a New Year’s resolution, I suppose. It was not until book 8 that I got the idea to use my challenge to try and raise money for charity…seeing as I am dyslexic, this commitment to read a book a week throughout 2015 is an even bigger ask of myself than for most, so the charity choice was obvious… 97 more words