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Name: joydekkers | Date: Feb 18th, 2011 12:11 AM
My name is Joy and I am part of the development team of a Dyslexia intervention program that just recently has been put on the market.

Our new program developed out of the great need that we see all over for a good Dyslexia intervention program and I think that perhaps we can help.

Dynaread is an internet-based Learn to Read program designed to restore a studentís reading motivation and deliver reading fluency.

If you are not sure what causes your childís reading problems, we also provide an accurate online Assement test.

Our website www.dynaread.com contains much more information, and a link to the free online Assessment.

Feel free to contact our Head of Research directly. His name is Hans Dekkers, and his email address is [email protected] . He will be more than willing to answer any questions that you may have.

Hope this helps, wishing all the best,

Name: sandra cutrone | Date: Apr 18th, 2011 7:17 PM
My 9 year son just got diagnosed with Dyslexia, or a learning disability as most prefer to say it. Now he is being test for ADD, are the two normally linked? 

Name: Hayley | Date: Apr 28th, 2011 6:10 AM
Our son was diagnosed in grade 5 and it's been a total nightmare ever since. It doesn't help that he's been bullied since year 7. In australia there isn't a particular school who helps kids with dyslexia issues. Schooling system in Australia are pathectic. Our son now has high anxiety/ depression and we've been on a rollercoaster ever since. I hope find some hope in your child dyslexia as we look for hope all the time 

Name: Breanna | Date: May 12th, 2011 12:42 AM
Hi Sue,

I too just found out that my 9 year old son has sever dyslexia too. Here are some things that was crutial in my son learning. He must learn by hands on. My son had the worst time learning the alphabet, until we began to build it and within 2 weeks he learned half the alphabet at 5 years old and a few more weeks to learn the rest of it. Reading writing, spelling, math and opposites are a real problem for my son. Years and years of frustration had developed and he hated learning. So I took a $4000 chance and paid for 100 hours of tutoring at a professional tutoring center. Thank God I did. Never once did they have the behavior issues the schools got. My son got one on one help for 2 hours each visit and he worked hard the whole time! He now is willing to work with me academically. This is huge because now I am able to tutor him, especially because I am out of tutoring hours. The thing I was most surpised about was how dyslexia was so much more than writing letters backward...It effects saying the right words often opposite words in mistake, hesitation when they have something to say, thinking/saying something different then they write like my son was spelling the word am and he says...a...but he wrote "m" then he gets confused why there is an "m" and he trys to figure out where the "a" goes...He is unorganized in his thinking and can't handle being told more than 1 maybe 2 things to do, he is often distracted by everything. Just giving him a mechanical pencil for his homework tonight, he opened up the pencil about 10 times, broke the lead about 20 times, analyzed every ascept of that pencil as if he was going to recreate the pencil. Realizing the information/input he gets often is disconnected in the brain and sometimes even if it goes into the brain correctly, the brain telling his hand what to do is sometimes wrong too...But, I never knew there was more going on with my son, I thought he was just a challenging son at times...well who am I kidding, he is challenging most of the time...He has been going to counselling for years and without much difference and multiple people. Finally, his psychiatrist wanted to rule out autism and mild mental retardation...That is when I found out about the dyslexia and to add to the mix...His IQ was 58...which equals the status of Mild mental retardation...so his behavior problems are now more justifyable but add to the dyslexia challenge...You are not alone...just get creative and remember celebrate the small steps and not worry about what he can't do and focus on the positives even when your child is struggling... :-) 

Name: Stacey | Date: May 21st, 2011 12:05 PM
There is lots of help out there for you all to help your son with his dyslexia and how to get support online and in education etc i have a blog which is about dyslexia i have only just started it up to help others and myself as i also have dyslexia stacey1303.blogspot.com there are a few links on there to really good online sites and there will be more to come when the website gets up to date thanks stacey 

Name: alex | Date: May 26th, 2011 7:27 PM
hi i think i have dyslexia i did a test and it said that i am and i have no idea wha to do im 13 and i would love it if someone can give me advise. 

Name: matt | Date: Jul 7th, 2011 9:33 AM
my name is matt and im 17 now and yes i have dyslexia im not to sure how old is your son or what level of dyslexia hes got.

a good pice of advice i can give you is dont make him read try to lision to him and let him start reading on his own of cures from time to time you can ask hime if he wants to read on things he like to do and other stuff like that. per exanpul i play lots of games like star craft 2 so my mom told me if i want to read about it in class at school i can i was happy and she both me a book about it and im still reading it i got hook its good.

but to go even farther i only started to read about games 3 monts ago b4 that i could not read or rithe sints my parrants where to buzy with my sither thats got cystic fibrosis i started to paly a game calld ( world of Warcraft ) and i lernd to read cuz i hade to to continew the game.

i did not really get any support from any one wen i was growing up ppl where just sayign i was lazy my mom was trying to send me to sumer school ?? whats up with that ?

ican understand tho my sister witch is 19 years old hase cystic fibrosis and it is much worst for her then it is for me i always try to help her out.

anyways im not going to rith more if you tink i can help you with anything email me at ( [email protected]

Name: matt | Date: Jul 7th, 2011 9:35 AM
my name is matt and im 17 with dyslexia i can tell you a lot about it if you want too email me at [email protected] 

Name: sarah beth | Date: Aug 8th, 2011 7:31 PM
hi my parent didn't realize i had dyslexia until i was 16 i feel the more you tell your child its a gift not a disability more it boost the child's confidence 

Name: Dyslexic in Degree | Date: Sep 30th, 2011 8:40 PM
Hello, I am attempting to tackle one of the most academic degrees out there, History. I am determined to prove dyslexia IS overcomeable. Please follow me @DyslexicinDegre (Twitter) 

Name: Cidney | Date: Oct 4th, 2011 2:44 AM
My name is cidney and I am dislexiet I am 10 years old I get teased at school about it I hate getting bad grades 

Name: Cidney | Date: Oct 4th, 2011 2:47 AM
I'm dislexit and it is were you have trouble learning I get teased at school about is someone tell me what to do 

Name: momo | Date: Nov 29th, 2011 3:17 AM
hi i have dyslexia and i think and online chat room is good cuz im cry alot cuz i feel people will make fuun of me cuz of my dyslexia and i like to get my feelings out so good luck 

Name: Mymomlovesmeandnotyou | Date: Feb 23rd, 2012 7:01 PM
You can read to him alot and just do reasearch online fro oury infromaton! I am dyslexic to dut i get miced up alot! 

Name: brigitte age 13 | Date: Mar 29th, 2012 3:41 PM
hi my name is brigitte i have dislexa all my life 

Name: jessiebutcher09 | Date: Jun 6th, 2012 4:57 PM
My son is in 2nd. grae. He has recently been diagnosed with dyslexia by his neropsycologist(sp?) The public school that he attends has been trying to tell me to tell me that New York State does not recognise this as a specific disability just a generalized learning disability, his diagnosing dr. is in NYS. Then his Special Ed reading teacher told me and I quote"Sam is just never going to be a phenomeonal speller or reader and we just have to accept that, and focus on other aspects of his eduacation." How are we supposed to focus on other things when he is entering 3rd grade next sept. and reads at a Kindergarten level. I tried to tell the principal of the scool and all he said was that the teacher is a wonderful teach and that she knows what she is doing. My son is only 8 and has an oral vocab of a 6th grader( found this out with all the testing) so why are they already limiting him? They have really done nothing this school year to help him..even went so far as to stop giving him spelling tests. Anyone else have similar probs. or know what I can do. I am at a loss here. Thanks 

Name: Jennifer Piehl | Date: Sep 13th, 2012 5:45 PM
My daughter might be dyslexic but is only in Kindergarten. What do I do? How can I be sure that is just not her being the typical kindergartner? 

Name: Leah Forsberg | Date: Sep 23rd, 2012 3:34 PM
I suspect dyslexics have a fast processor and a very good memory and this interferes with their word interpretation.If they could read maybe they would rule the world.Please go to rainbowread.com to download my free patented app.That enables some Dyslexics to read incredibly faster.No cost.Ever.I make no money from this.Go to wikipedia and read forever. 

Name: Leah Forsberg | Date: Sep 24th, 2012 2:45 AM
Please go to rainbowread.com to download my free patented app that enables some dyslexics to read incredibly faster.No cost.Ever. I make no money from this .Go to wikipedia and read forever. 

Name: Ryan | Date: Oct 4th, 2012 4:13 PM
I also have dyslexia and I was diagnosed in the 7th grade going into 8th. I always struggled with my work and I had a vary bad case of it. I had between a 2nd and 3rd grade reading level. which the books were twice to three times my reading level. So from than on I worked as hard as I could and gave up things I loved just so I could read I currently have a 12.9+ reading level now after all the years. 

Name: marianneboaro | Date: Oct 9th, 2012 6:20 PM
What an interesting post. How old is the son who just got diagnosed? Something is going on with my 3-yr old son, but I am not sure what yet. I am sure there are support groups for dyslexia out there. 

Name: william | Date: Oct 13th, 2012 4:00 AM

Name: Ros Hynes | Date: Nov 8th, 2012 2:50 PM
Hi Sue, there are some great dyslexia support groups on Facebook - you'll probably find one near you from there! In the meantime, there's a lot you can both do to help your son. Bear in mind that he needs to learn in a different way - using multi-sensory methods (make sure he sees, hears, touches and speaks aloud when he is learning words) with a LOT of repetition will help. You might find my dyslexia blogs helpful at www.centradyslexia.wordpress.com or download a free trial of our new iPad app www.spelltrekking.com You can contact me via our Centra Dyslexia Centre Facebook page for more advice, if you wish? Good luck! Ros 

Name: Michael Hart Ph.D. | Date: Nov 8th, 2012 8:32 PM
Dear Sue:

There is a massive amount of information available to you and your son.

First, the person who evaluated your son should provide information regarding local support for you.

So much to tell you but this is critical...The most important component to your son's progress will be the work you do to educate yourself specifically about how your son manifests his dyslexia...That is a term that means nothing more than he has a problem with reading. Your son's difficulty could be caused by any number of LANGUAGE BASED PROCESSING ISSUES from phonological processing to comprehension. If you don't know exactly the source of the processing issue, how can you decide the best route to help.

Can you find a reputable reading expert in your community? You'll need a support person to help you navigate this.

Also check out www.allkindsofminds.org and the International Dyslexia Association for more information.

I can also provide you more information at [email protected] and through my blog at www.doctormichaelhart.com. Be sure to sign up for my newsletter. 

Name: Kayleigh | Date: Nov 15th, 2012 1:11 PM
Hi I have a question my friend is dyslexic and he 17 and been told he can claim can it go on his name to claim disability? 

Name: celsea | Date: Nov 19th, 2012 4:33 PM
sometimes its really arritating when i mixed up my letters. it makes me feel like i dont belong. 

Name: Annabelle72 | Date: Dec 7th, 2012 11:34 PM
I am dyslexic. How old is your son? If he is just learning bacic thigs like the alphabit, try using picturs. For most dyslexics, public schooling or homeschooling is best. Use sertan letters or words in certain colors. Use the same font if posible. You want him to reconize letturs and spelling, but if you change them, it will make it harder for him to read. Also, dont let him have low self esteem. It will make school very stresful. Help him with a happy positive attitude, and if he makes mistaks, just try again. 

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Name: :) | Date: Jun 9th, 2013 12:51 PM
I have dyslexia to. It's difrent for everyone who has it but I am not sure of saport groups becuse it is difrent for everyone. For me I mix up left and right and it's hard to read. I also have trubel in math. I read a grade beloh my grade levul. 

Name: emma | Date: Jan 13th, 2014 3:12 AM
i was the smartest kid in class i could understand everything and people used to ask me for advice but then i started not understanding the work i wanted to ask for help but my IQ was very high that the teacher didn't believe me I started failing tests specially in L.A and i cant memorize something its all so hard for me words kept on moving in my mind then some kid said he was going to be tested for dyslexia then i thought i could take an online test so i did (5 tests) each one said i was dyslexic but teachers kept on giving me more work because was to scared to tell my parents (there brown) now im so confused i don't now what to do im getting my P.A.T soon and i just don't understand im struggling and i don't know what to do im only 11 years old but life is hard 

Name: Hi | Date: May 21st, 2014 10:56 PM
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