5 Hidden Dangers of a Dyslexia Test

5 Hidden Dangers of a Dyslexia Test

Blog << Back to blog feed 5 Hidden Dangers of a Dyslexia Test It can seem like a helpful thing, or at least harmless. But a dyslexia diagnosis can actually be a big danger to a child, with consequences that follow them for the rest of their life.  Here’s why. 1....
Why Working Memory Matters for Reading

Why Working Memory Matters for Reading

Blog << Back to blog feed Why Working Memory Matters for Reading If you sent your child to their room to get three things, would they come back with all three? At Helping Children to Read, we regularly ask parents this question because it gives us a picture of...
What Are the Symptoms of Dyslexia?

What Are the Symptoms of Dyslexia?

Blog << Back to blog feed What Are the Symptoms of Dyslexia? So, you suspect your child might have dyslexia. Or maybe their teacher has brought the D-word up in a conference and you are in investigation mode, searching the web. You want to know if your child is...
Autism and Reading Difficulties

Autism and Reading Difficulties

Article Library << Back to blog feed Autism and Reading Difficulties What is autism? Autism is a developmental disorder that affects about 1 in 68 children in the US, or about 1 in 100 in the United Kingdom. Signs of ASD (autism spectrum disorder) usually appear...
Is it really ADD? Or could it be APD?

Is it really ADD? Or could it be APD?

Blog << Back to blog feed Is it really ADD? Or could it be APD? How to spot a misdiagnosis, and help both APD and ADD children learn to read. Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) can sometimes be mis-diagnosed — and even...
Is flipping “b” and “d” a sign of dyslexia?

Is flipping “b” and “d” a sign of dyslexia?

Article Library   << Back to blog feed Is flipping “b” and “d” a sign of dyslexia? If you’ve seen your child flip her “b” and “d”, you’ve probably worried that it’s a sign of dyslexia or future reading issues. This common notion has been popular for...

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