Parent Resources

We know you have questions and while we can provide some answers, we also know that there are more answers out there.  That's why we have compiled some excellent articles, websites and resources that we recommend to our families.  Feel free to have a look around and explore.

 

Click on the video above for a wonderful video explaining dyslexia.

CLICK HERE for some excellent information on Dyslexia from Dyslexia Canada.

Wondering how to go about getting an assessment for your child?  CLICK HERE for general information on where to start.

A great article from the International Dyslexia Association talking about the Dyslexia-Stress-Anxiety connection.

CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE and HERE for more about the Orton-Gillingham approach.

CLICK HERE for an excellent resource of iPad apps for Dyslexic learners.

CLICK HERE for an excellent resource of iPad apps for learners with Dyscalculia and Numeracy difficulties.

Recommended Books

Assessment For Dyslexia And Learning Differences. A Concise Guide for Teachers and Parents. Gavin Reid and Jennie Guise. Jessica Kindly Publishing, London. 2019.

Overcoming Dyslexia. Sally Shawitz, M.D. Vintage Books.New York, 2005.

Dyslexia A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them.  Gavin Reid  2nd Edition; Wiley-Blackwell, UK, 2011.

Recommended Websites

The Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Tutors (CATT-OG)

www.ogtutors.com

A wonderful website offering the latest psychological research and support for parents and kids alike.

https://www.heysigmund.com/about/

Dyslexia Canada

https://www.dyslexiacanada.org/

Learning Disabilities Association of Canada

https://www.ldac-acta.ca/

A great website full of resources, information on parenting, mindfulness and emotional support for children.

https://www.mindfulmazing.com/

 

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