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Dyslexic - Is That My Child?

spotting dyslexia

Reading, writing, spelling difficulties - could the problems your child is facing be indicative of dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a common difficulty, but that does not make it less of a problem. Despite its being so well recognised, there are still those who deny its existence or, more subtly, underestimate or ignore the significance of the problem for a particular individual.



ASD - Asperger's Syndrome And Autism
Autism - a lifelong condition   With grateful thanks to the National Autistic Society for their help in compiling this article. Autism is a lifelong developmental...

The Autistic Spectrum - Pervasive Developmental Disorder
    Children with PDD may find it difficult to interact with others, and are likely to have communication difficulties, both verbal and non-verbal. It...


Behavioural Disorders
Behavioural difficulties encompass AD(H)D, BESD, OCD, ODD. Behavioural difficulties, including Attention deficit disorder (ADD) are amongst the most challenging and controversial...


Down's Syndrome
  The abilities of children with Down’s syndrome vary enormously, but most tend to be within the mild to moderate learning disability range. Parents of children with...

Genetic Disorders
 A look at genetic disorders     Angelman syndrome Prader-Willi syndrome Williams syndrome Fragile X Rett syndrome See also Downs syndrome


Global Learning Difficulties
Non-specific learning difficulties overview Moderate learning difficulties (MLD) Severe learning difficulties (SLD) Profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) When children...


Selective Mutism
The term selective (or elective) mutism describes the behaviour of children who are able to speak, but remain silent with certain people or in certain settings; they are often misunderstood...

Tourette Syndrome - TS
  Tourette’s syndrome (TS) usually starts in childhood, around the age of 7. The first symptoms of Tourette's syndrome are usually facial tics such as rapid blinking...


Visual Stress
  Vision and reading problems     Sometimes problems with reading or focusing have nothing to do with actual visual impairment, but with control over how the...

Sensory Difficulties - VI
  The number of schools that exist specifically for children with visual impairment has fallen significantly in recent years, and those that remain are educating pupils with...


Dyslexic - Is That My Child?
Reading, writing, spelling difficulties - could the problems your child is facing be indicative of dyslexia? Dyslexia is a common difficulty, but that does not make it less of a...

Dysgraphia - Difficulty With Writing
Does your child have spider writing with letters of all shapes and sizes, appearing above and below the line, some joined-up, some printed with a random mixture of CApitAl and loWer-caSE...


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