Dyslexia

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My Dyslexia Presentation #2: Building Students’ Self Confidence

24 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments diaperfinancingfund

So we must begin to think differently about dyslexia. We must help students recognise that they come in a package. That being dyslexic doesn’t mean that they are less worthy as individuals. That being dyslexic helps them be creative and visualise thi...

My Dyslexia Presentation #1

21 May 2022 3 minute read 0 comments diaperfinancingfund

I volunteered to give a schoolwide presentation on dyslexia. I’m feeling inspired and nervous, so I decided to prepare a speech in advance. I hope you will find it useful. Enhancing Students’ Self-Belief Usually, I wear a suit for presentations becau...

12 strategies to help dyslexic students

6 May 2022 1 minute read 1 comment diaperfinancingfund

For your reading pleasure. Compiled these tips from dyslexic people who responded to a thread I posted on subreddit r/dyslexia 12 strategies to help dyslexic students 1) Teach them touch typing on a computer using kid-oriented programs like Paws in T...

Co-Constructing Knowledge

28 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments diaperfinancingfund

“Do you know that you have dyslexia?” I told him. “This means that the way you learn must be different from everyone else’s.” He nodded his head.   So, I showed him how ‘got’ resembles a zig-zag ladder. We then discussed objects that could look...

What Goes On In Dyslexic People’s Minds

21 Apr 2022 4 minute read 3 comments diaperfinancingfund

This post was first posted here.  Hi, everyone!   When I posted my question, I thought I would be lucky enough to garner 5 responses, so you can imagine how astonished I was when I received 50+ (and counting!) comments. Thank you for letting me into...

How I Teach Dyslexic Students - Tip #1

19 Apr 2022 1 minute read 0 comments diaperfinancingfund

I borrowed “At Home With Dyslexia” from National Library Singapore last weekend. I realised that my preoccupation with reading and writing had caused me to be myopic. The author says that the biggest challenge that dyslexic students face is their poo...

A FB Post I Wrote For 20,000 Teachers In My Country

17 Apr 2022 2 minute read 0 comments diaperfinancingfund

This post is exactly what the title promises. Maybe sharing it on Publish0x doesn't quite address your needs, but I'm sharing it anyway in hopes that some of you might be kind enough to share your lived experiences and insights about dyslexia. What w...

Teaching Dyslexic Students

14 Apr 2022 2 minute read 1 comment diaperfinancingfund

Hi, I’m Diaperfinancingfund. I teach English at a middle school. My school made it possible for me to attend an online course organised by the Orton Gillington Academy so that I could better help dyslexic students.   I hope you don’t mind sharing the...

My Reflections on this Dyslexia Course I’m Taking

26 Mar 2022 1 minute read 2 comments diaperfinancingfund

My workplace just provided funding for me to attend the Orton-Gillingham Basic Language Course at the Orton-Gillingham Online Academy. It’s not as expensive as the Masters degrees some of you are taking 😛, but it costs USD$595 after all, so I’m anxio...