The diagnosis of dyslexia can be overwhelming to a family. Your child is frustrated from working hard to read, write, and spell and not achieving success. Classmates and siblings may be exceling, which only adds to the frustration. The dyslexia diagnosis can be a relief, but what does it mean? What happens next? What is the Orton-Gillingham method? It is important for families to have accurate information to understand the diagnosis and intervention process. An informed parent is an empowered parent.
TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Recognize the various speech/language issues of children who have dyslexia and other related language learning disabilities.
Disclosure: Mary Yarus has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
M.Ed., Licensed Dyslexia Therapist, Certified Academic Language Therapist, Structured Literacy Dyslexia Therapist,
Vice President, Parent Support and Adult Literacy,
Neuhaus Education Center
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