Resources for Dyslexia and Dysgraphia

WritingDifficulties with Reading and Writing are common and can often coexist with other special needs such as ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Here are a couple resources with more information on Dyslexia and Dysgraphia:

Understanding Dysgraphia offers an overview of writing difficulties and some ways to help (while it is geared primarily towards students attending traditional school, the information can be a good starting point for homeschoolers).

Books Every Parent Should Read About Teaching Kids With Dyslexia– This is a list of books to help those teaching children with dyslexia from the Homeschooling with Dyslexia website.

Navigating Learning Disabilities and the Cost of Treatment – This article explains the prevalence of many common learning disorders and costs associated with them. It deals primarily with public school education but is interesting to read.

 

Author: Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur

Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, editor of "Today's Catholic Homeschooling", is the mother of two biological sons and one adopted daughter. She is in her thirteenth year of homeschooling. She has a B.A. in History and Fine Art and a Master's Degree in Applied Theology. She is the author of "The Crash Course Guide to Catholic Homeschooling" and "The Power of Forgiveness". She blogs at spiritualwomanthoughts.blogspot.com