Dyslexia Resources

What Students with Dyslexia Can Do At Home

Welcome to the Dyslexia Support Resources Page

While this is an unprecedented time in education with the COVID-19 closures, we want to ensure that our students remain healthy and continue to learn! While this may be a difficult time for everyone, there are opportunities for students. Check out some suggestions below!

Online Resources

There's an App for That!

Other At-Home Things to Do That Do Not Require Technology

Dice Dots for Sight Words, Comprehension and Vocabulary

Using Dice to practice vocabulary words or unknown words from a story:

1 dot= draw the word

2 dots= write meaning

3 dots= use in a sentence

4 dots= write a synonym for the word

5 dots= write an antonym for the word

6 dots= write it in cursive

or to practice sight words:

1 dot= write the word using other hand

2 dots= write the word fast

3 dots= write the word with eyes closed

4 dots= write the word with color or in a fancy way

5 dots= write the word using all capitals

6 dots= write the word using tiny letters

Phonics Piles

"Phonics Piles"- Make piles or use baskets to gather items that begin/end with the same sound (ex: items that begin with (sh) or (k))

Comprehension Activity

Illustrate your favorite part of a book.

Use "Somebody/Wanted/But/So/Then" to retell a story.

Rewrite or illustrate the ending to the story in your own way.

Sight Words

Sight Word Practice (would need to provide sight word list): write with sand/salt, shaving program, paint, etc. or make a mini book of sight words (write the word and illustrate it on each page), time yourself reading a list of sight words and try to beat your own time & make a bar graph of your times

What Do You See?

Check out the everyday things you see. Cereal boxes, street signs, labels, etc.. What do you notice? Is there a digraph in that word? How about a final stable syllable?

Rhyming, Blending, Segmenting

Practice rhyming words. I am thinking of a cat. What words rhyme with cat? Hat, sat, bat..

Practice blending words. What word does this make? Sun-shine, sunshine! (b) (a) (t) is bat!

Segmenting words. What is the word flake without the (f) sound? Lake!

Read, Read, Read!

Read stories to your child. Ask questions about the story!

Have children read to you!

Flash Cards

Create flashcards using letters, numbers, objects, vocabulary, and sight words

Play Games

Board games like Boggle, Scrabble and other games are great for children! You can even use the letter tiles/cubes to create words that have certain graphemes.

Puzzles and memory games

Games that support Sequencing..."What comes first".