September 8th, 2020

17 Activities to Support Kids with Dyslexia

If you are a parent of a child with dyslexia, you’ve witnessed the struggle:

It is difficult to understand why your brain has such a hard time learning how to read, and it gets even harder when you see a lot of your friends mastering reading with far less effort. This is why it is often challenging for a kid with dyslexia to stay motivated to learn. On top of that, they often question how smart or capable they are, which tends to affect their self-confidence.

These kids don’t have it easy.

However, it’s important to know that their struggles are easier to deal with when their parents are understanding, supportive and knowledgeable about dyslexia. And although it takes a lot of mental strength, positivity, and creativity, there is a lot you can do as a parent to help your kid cope with the difficulties.

Based on my experience working with kids with diagnosed dyslexia and ones who are at-risk, along with their parents, and my cooperation with reading specialists and speech therapists, I’ve collected the activities that have proven to be the most effective.

In this article, I am sharing these activities with you.

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