Living With Dyslexia Essay – Spencer L.

“Living With Dyslexia” Scholarship Essay Throughout my years as a dyslexic student, I have spent most of my weekends reading ahead in all my subjects to keep up with my classmates. I did not want my learning disability to define who I was in the classroom, and I...

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Dyslexia Loves Company

Dyslexia Loves Company

Dyslexia Comorbidity, Symptoms With Same Root Cause “… when you think of dyslexia as a symptom of deeper language processing issue, then it's not that surprising that it's almost never alone." Your child might have struggled with learning to read for a while before...

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Take Control of Your Child’s Learning

Take Control of Your Child’s Learning

When the school's timeline & goals differ from yours Raising a child is challenging enough, parenting a struggling learner - including auditory processing disorder, dyslexia, and ADHD - multiplies that challenge tenfold. This post focuses on what you can do when...

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Winning Essay – APD Dyslexia Scholarship 2019

Winning Essay – APD Dyslexia Scholarship 2019

Julian L., Going to College Every year, Gemm Learning provides a college scholarship for a student who has had to overcome APD or dyslexia or both on the journey to college. We have been providing these scholarships since 2013, and for the first time, this year the...

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Partner With Teachers to Help Your APD Child

Partner With Teachers to Help Your APD Child

8 Ways to Support your APD Child at School So, your child has just been diagnosed with (central) auditory processing disorder diagnosis. We’ll call it APD for short. As the parent of an APD child, your journey will be a lot smoother if you actively partner with their...

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Learning Delays in 2nd Grade – A Mother’s Letter

Learning Delays in 2nd Grade – A Mother’s Letter

My Dear Son, Your diagnosis of learning and processing delays in 2nd grade was scary for me. You were only 7 years old.  I did my very best to hide my fears from you, but I know you sensed something was up.  And you were right. I was afraid for your future because...

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8 Life Hacks for People With Dyslexia

8 Life Hacks for People With Dyslexia

Dyslexia Hacks to Make Life a Little Easier There's one thing all successful people with dyslexia have in common.  They've discovered tricks - dyslexia hacks -- that help them cope with their learning disability. Hacks that let them do things in ways that fit better...

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Is Homework Taking The Joy Out Of Parenting?

Is Homework Taking The Joy Out Of Parenting?

Is it time for a change? If you dread homework time, you are not alone.  Learning difficulties and homework battles go hand in hand. Stress, arguments, standoffs and general frustration play out in homes every school night all over the globe.  For a very good reason....

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Three Tips to Ease Back to School Stress

Three Tips to Ease Back to School Stress

Easing Back Into a School Routine The start of a new school year can be a stressful time for students and parents alike. This is especially true for students with learning difficulties. Whether the summer was fun filled and free of academics or included activities to...

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