I haven’t always known that R is dyslexic. There was a time when I was unsure. During this season I genuinely thought it was either her laziness or I was not good enough. That had to be the reason for her struggles. When we received the dyslexia diagnosis it was like a weight lifted off my shoulders. I can teach if I know what is making learning difficult. I wanted to take a minute and share some of the things I wish I knew about dyslexia. I hope that by sharing some of this I can help you avoid the stress that comes with uncertainty.
Knowing things dyslexic children struggle with can help you to better thrive with dyslexia. Living with dyslexia doesn’t mean that you will never read confidently. In fact, with understanding dyslexia, you will find that there are ways to thrive with dyslexia. You might even be surprised by the number of famous people with dyslexia. Check out these things children with dyslexia struggle with.[Read more…]