What Students with Dyslexia Can Do At Home
Welcome to the Dyslexia Support Resources Page
- MyOn: https://www.garlandisd.net/content/myon
- Learning Ally: https://learningally.org/
- Storyline Online: https://www.storylineonline.net/
- Bookshare: https://www.bookshare.org/cms/
- Spy Sam Reading Books: http://www.spysam.com/
Spelling and Vocabulary:
- Vocabulary Spelling City: https://www.spellingcity.com/spelling-games-vocabulary-games.html
- PBS Kids https://pbskids.org/games/vocabulary/
Greek and Latin
It's Greek to Me: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/gameGreekToMe.htm
- Read Theory: https://readtheory.org/
Other Dyslexia Friendly Learning Sites:
A-Z Learning: https://www.learninga-z.com/
Get Epic: https://www.getepic.com/educators
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"- Make piles or use baskets to gather items that begin/end with the same sound (ex: items that begin with (sh) or (k))
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 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?
Rhyming, Blending, Segmenting
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!
Have children read to you!
Puzzles and memory games
Games that support Sequencing..."What comes first".