Dyslexic children seem to have trouble learning early reading skills, problems hearing individual sounds in words, analyzing whole words in parts, and blending sounds into words.
Letters such as “d” and “b” may be confused. Often a child with dyslexia has a problem translating language into thought (such as in listening or reading), or translating thought into language (such as in writing or speaking). Dyslexia is also referred to as developmental reading disorder.
Children with Dyslexia tends to have:
Anyone who is suspected to have dyslexia should have a comprehensive evaluation, including medical, psychological, behavioral, hearing, vision, and intelligence testing We need to break the individual task and found out the solution for which area of skill organization the child is lacking ,such as sensory-motor or visual-motor, letter formation.
An Individual Education Plan (IEP) should be created for each child, reflecting his or her specific requirements.
Special educator is instructor specifically trained to teach dyslexic students through individualized tutoring or special day classes.
It is important to teach these students using all the senses—hearing, touching, writing, and speaking—through a multi-sensory program
There is a great deal of variation among different people with dyslexia, producing different symptoms and degrees of severity. The prognosis depends on the severity of the disability, but is usually good if the condition is diagnosed and treated early.
Dyslexia is a life-long condition, but with proper intervention, a child can learn to read and/or write well.
KidsCare have trained occupational therapist, psychologist, vision therapist and special Educator to help children with Dyslexia.