[MOSAIC] Dyslexia

ljackson ljackson at gwtc.net
Sun Aug 12 10:51:41 EDT 2007

Reversals are considered age appropriate until 9. Don't worry too much.  I
generally just used a cue like, "Something's walking backwards..."  If your
students are older, perhaps you should be more concerned and others with
more knowledge about Dyslexia can take on that issue.


On 8/12/07 7:13 AM, "Kathleen Ernewein" <kernewein at comcast.net> wrote:

> Hello Everyone
> I was hoping for some input in the area of dyslexia. While I now that it is
> not my job as a teacher to diagnose students, I have noticed children that
> read d's as b's and q's as p's.  I would never come right out and claim that
> these students are in fact dyslexic, but I would like to help them in anyway
> that I can. How does dyslexia affect Comprehension? What strategies work best
> in helping students that may suffer from this condition? I am looking for
> activities that would be useful at the early elementary level.
> Kathleen Ernewein
> WSU Student
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Lori Jackson
District Literacy Coach & Mentor
Todd County School District
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