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18 Dyslexia Friendly Schools In Australia

As a parent with a dyslexic child, you most likely want to access a dyslexia friendly school. Being dyslexia-friendly is all about acknowledging dyslexia and putting support in place for students success. For people with dyslexia, having the right learning environment as early as possible is very important. To save you time, we made a […]

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9 Effective Reading Strategies for Struggling Readers

Does your child struggle with reading comprehension?  As a parent, you want your child to thrive. Their education is important, and you’ll do anything that it takes to help make them successful. But what happens when your child is struggling to read at an appropriate grade level? There are several things that you can do […]

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How Do I Get a Dyslexia Test?

It’s estimated that up to 20% of Australians have some degree of dyslexia. While it may not be a serious disease, this disorder can certainly have a detrimental impact on people’s lives. Thankfully, there are ways to find out if you have dyslexia and ways to accommodate this learning disorder. Do you think you or your child might […]

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The Economic Impact of Dyslexia: Education for a Stronger Society

According to a 2017 report on school quality, a 5% increase in cognitive capacity could contribute $12-26 billion to Australia’s GDP.  Increasing cognitive capacity by any measure requires improving school quality. Furthermore, maximising the societal benefits of improved school quality means ensuring all segments of society enjoy those improvements. This includes students with learning disabilities, like […]

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Preparing Your Online Classes for the Upcoming School Year

The coronavirus crisis has facilitated more changes than ever before. As technology continues to be of greater importance in the world, its role in schools and education has also increased drastically. Schools and universities have shifted to online mediums to conduct their classes, and both teachers and students are learning to adapt to this new […]

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10 Free Phonic Books Website With Download

In this blog, we have listed 10 websites you can visit to download free phonic books. We may want to start with a simple definition of phonic. Phonic is teaching reading by matching corresponding sounds to their letters and using that knowledge to then go on to read full words. Another word you might come […]

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10 Tips for Talking to Young Kids About Coronavirus

There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic is scary. Schools have been closed, kids have not been able to play with their friends, and children are being encouraged to keep their distance from everyone they meet. Adults can only imagine the things that must be going through a child’s mind at this time. Parents […]

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Illiteracy in 2020 (infographic)

Do you know what affliction affects an estimated 1 billion people across the globe, approximately a seventh of the worlds entire population? Illiteracy. If illiteracy was a health issue it would be deemed an epidemic.

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5 Ways to Help Your Dyslexic Child

Dyslexia is a condition which causes a person to have trouble with language in several different forms. If your child is dyslexic, he or she may have a lower vocabulary than other children in the same age range, trouble expressing him or herself, experience struggles with reading and may frequently mispronounce words. Act as early […]

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Dyslexia and Reaction Time: Why Reading Reaction Time is Important

Dyslexics are arguably some of the most misunderstood people. Despite their innate reading and writing difficulties, they can be as talented and productive as anyone, if not more. In short, dyslexia can affect a person’s reading and writing skills, but that does not affect how smart they really are. According to the Australian Dyslexia Association, […]