What is Dyslexia?

You may be the parent of a smart kid who may have dyslexia.  Many people have challenges with reading.

Some are grandparents and thanks to a change in attitude and knowledge about how the brain works they feel free to speak up.

Many cope with their chosen careers…often successfully.  Today, we know so much more about literacy and the challenges faced by some.  Today, most people have greater opportunities to improve their reading and writing skills.

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How to Teach a Child to Read – The First Steps

Many parents are unsure about how to help their child learn to read. They worry about how and when.

Research has come up with the pre-requisites and I outline them in this article.
Most children begin to learn to read around five or six years of age. Of course a few children do learn to read before this age. Researchers tend to think that before these ages most children have not formed the neural connections necessary for the decoding of print.

I am a firm believer in reading readiness. Hopefully you will understand why after reading this article.

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