Is it Dyslexia?
Is your child very bright but his teacher telling you that his performance is lagging behind his peers? Have the teachers told you that your child is a “late bloomer” and that eventually he will catch up? Did someone in your family also struggle with reading, spelling, handwriting, or even math when they were in school? Did they show signs of dyslexia symptoms?
Diagnosis and Services
Our services are designed to help your family get a correct diagnosis and the right remedial program if your child has dyslexia. We prescreen all families. If your child can benefit from our services we can plan an individualized tutoring program to help your child succeed. If the symptoms of dyslexia are not present we will refer you to other professionals who may be able to help you.
Dyslexia can be recognized as early as in pre-school, on up to and including adults with varying degrees of the disability. Symptoms can vary across age groups, such as in:
Dyslexia symptoms include:
- Delayed speech
- Mixing up the sounds and syllables in long words
- Chronic ear infections
- Severe reactions for childhood illnesses
- Late establishing a dominant hand
- Difficulty learning to tie shoes
- Trouble memorizing their address, phone number, or the alphabet