Why Do We Teach Pseudo Word Decoding?

The words dog and cat may well be “read” by memory requiring no decoding skills. On the other hand, sog, rog and lat, zat must be decoded. Another reason for using pseudo words is that longer multi-syllable words are made up of pseudo word segments. For...

The Impact of Dyslexia on Self-Esteem

Dyslexia can lead to low self-esteem. The lasting effects of reading disabilities have been documented  for years.  Because these disabilities can persist into adulthood,  children and adolescents with reading problems often develop low self esteem due to repeated...

An example of visual dyslexia.

From a Grandma in PA,  “Smile for the day… Two VERY loveable and loving children (who just happen to be dyslexic) proudly hung a beautiful sign for their Grandma’s birthday yesterday…and found it to be perfectly oriented and readable!” Fortunately,...

An Example Of The Creative Gifts Of Dyslexia

I had the pleasure of speaking with Orlando Cotto who you will see is a talented and creative musician. He contacted me through the Online Reading Tutor Assessment App. While not all dyslexics are creative musicians, they all have special gifts. The good news  is that...