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Friday, June 26 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Dyslexia 101

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If your child is bright and highly gifted and struggles to read, write, tie their shoes, he may be Dyslexic.
Come learn about the classic signs of Dyslexia, the cause of Dyslexia and what YOU can do to help your child "recover" from it. We will also touch on Dysgraphia and Dyscalcia, as well.

If your child show 3 of these Common Signs, this class is for you:
- delayed speech
- mixing up the sounds and syllables in long words
- constant confusion of left versus right
- late establishing a dominant hand
- difficulty learning to tie shoes
- trouble memorizing their address, phone
number, or the alphabet
- struggle to create words that rhyme
- slow, non-automatic handwriting
that is difficult to read
- letter or number reversals continuing past the end of first grade
- slow, choppy, inaccurate reading:
- guesses based on shape or context
- skips or misreads prepositions (at, to, of)
- ignores suffixes
- can't sound out unknown words
- terrible spelling
- often can't remember sight words (they, were, does)
or homonyms (their, they're, and there)
- difficulty telling time with a clock with hands
- trouble with math
- memorizing multiplication tables
- memorizing a sequence of steps
- directionality
- when speaking, difficulty finding the correct word
- lots of "whatyamacallits" and "thingies"
- common sayings come out slightly twisted
- extremely messy bedroom, backpack, and desk
- dreads going to school
- complains of stomach aches or headaches
- may have nightmares about school
- a close relative with dyslexia
*List used with permission from Susan Barton

Speakers
avatar for Jess Arce

Jess Arce

owner, Maple Tree Learning Center
Jess Arce is a wife, mom to 4 sons and an entrepreneur. She has homeschooled 3 of her four sons 6 years. The journey has been amazing, but some areas have been a little more challenging due to 2 of the 4 having either Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalcia or all three!!


Friday June 26, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Suites 9 & 11, 2nd Floor

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