Adults. Much of the advice and techniques used to help children with dyslexia are also relevant for adults. Making use of technology, such as word processors and electronic organisers, can help with your writing and organising daily activities. Using a multisensory approach to learning . Dyslexia can be inherited in some families, and recent studies have identified a number of genes that may predispose an individual to developing dyslexia." A similar definition provided by the International Dyslexia Association describes it as follows: “Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin.
Dyslexia teaches you to budget your time and work hard, and that work ethic will help you no matter what you decide to do in life. Talk to others who are dyslexic and listen to success stories from other dyslexic individuals. They will inspire and encourage you. If they did it, you can, too! When kids with dyslexia are taught with the right methods, they learn and thrive! This is the second post in a 5-day series, How to Teach Kids With Dyslexia to Read. Click here, to read the entire series from the beginning. One of the most common myths about dyslexia is that people with dyslexia are lacking in intelligence.
It integrates multiple, cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques to uncover the flexibility and resilience in adult brains with dyslexia. We hope this research will progress current models of reading intervention and promote successful compensatory strategies for both children and adults with dyslexia. Many times students with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, have difficulty with executive functioning, which is the ability to solve problems and bring the many pieces of a task to fruition or completion. Executive functioning involves being able to plan a task, change gears in the middle if need be, re-group, stay motivated, persevere.