Week 1:  Could It Be Dyslexia?

Videos:

This video describes warning signs you may see in kindergarten and first grade.

Book:

Many consider Overcoming Dyslexia to be THE book about dyslexia.  If you don't have time to read the whole thing, at least take a look at Chapter 10.

Overcoming Dyslexia

by Sally Shaywitz

 

Chapter 3 The Big Picture: Who Is Affected and What Happens Over Time?

Chapter 4 Why Some Smart People Can't Read

Chapter 10 Should My Child Be Evaluated for Dyslexia?

More to Explore:

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The founder of Bright Solutions for Dyslexia, Susan Barton, presents a detailed lecture about early warning signs of Dyslexia.

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Susan Barton highlights reading mistakes that are characteristic of Dyslexia.

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Spotting Dyslexia in a Writing Sample

Susan Barton explains how to analyze a writing sample for signs of Dyslexia.

Documentaries:

Embracing Dyslexia features interviews with parents, experts, and adult dyslexics

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and well-known successful adults.

© 2016 by Tonya Murray.