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by AbigailM
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Dyslexic Adults
Topic: Never been diagnosed
Replies: 1
Views: 588

Re: Never been diagnosed

Marie, if you would like to talk to someone about your concerns or to get help, you can locate Davis Facilitators in the UK with this link:

https://www.davismethod.org/loc/uk-ireland/
by AbigailM
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Homeschooling / Post Program Support
Topic: Using Flashcards to teach word recognition
Replies: 5
Views: 3267

Re: Using Flashcards to teach word recognition

The book The Gift of Dyslexia explains what we do and gives detailed instructions on how to get started at home.
by AbigailM
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Dyslexia Symptoms & Solutions
Topic: Does this seem like dyslexia?
Replies: 1
Views: 906

Re: Does this seem like dyslexia?

Your son's spelling patterns could be an indication of disorientation and/or difficulty with sequencing. He may mentally be able to recognize the words in print, but the letters are not being stored in his brain in a way that preserves sequential order. The reading exercises described in the book, T...
by AbigailM
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Dyslexic Adults
Topic: Adult dyslexia testing
Replies: 2
Views: 1476

Re: Adult dyslexia testing

Welcome to our forum! Formal diagnostic testing can be quite expensive and is rarely covered by insurance. It can be worthwhile if needed to qualify for accommodations, but otherwise could be a case of spending a lot of money to find out what you already know. We do provide a free online informal sc...
by AbigailM
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Dyslexic Adults
Topic: Adult dyslexia testing
Replies: 2
Views: 1476

Re: Adult dyslexia testing

Formal diagnostic testing can be quite expensive and is rarely covered by insurance. It can be worthwhile if needed to qualify for accommodations, but otherwise could be a case of spending a lot of money to find out what you already know. We do provide a free online informal screening survey at http...
by AbigailM
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Dyslexia Symptoms & Solutions
Topic: Time and Dyslexia
Replies: 1
Views: 1061

Re: Time and Dyslexia

Dr B, time management problems are pretty common with dyslexia. We think it develops in part because dyslexics tend to disorient much of the time and don't have a consistent sense of time. If you have ever gotten focused on a task or activity for what felt like 10 or 15 minutes and then find out tha...
by AbigailM
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Dyslexia Symptoms & Solutions
Topic: Too strict administration
Replies: 3
Views: 2174

Re: Too strict administration

There is no chrome extension associated with this site, so we don't know what you are referring to.
by AbigailM
Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: The Gift of Dyslexia - Questions and Answers
Topic: Mind's eye
Replies: 6
Views: 7019

Re: Mind's eye

Thank you so much for reporting back - I'm delighted to learn that things are now going well and your daughter is able to begin to use the Davis tools. Keep in mind that improvement in spelling will happen, but it will take time because English spelling is so unpredictable and erratic. With the Davi...
by AbigailM
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Dyslexia Symptoms & Solutions
Topic: Slow Reader
Replies: 1
Views: 1109

Re: Slow Reader

That all depends on why your reading is slow. If you are reading slowly because of issues related to dyslexia, then we could expect reading speed to improve once the dyslexia issues were addressed. The two main issues that slow down reading speed with dyslexia are disorientation and picture-thinking...
by AbigailM
Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Homeschooling / Post Program Support
Topic: Designing a Dyslexic Program for my doctorate
Replies: 1
Views: 1681

Re: Designing a Dyslexic Program for my doctorate

The book The Gift of Dyslexia has been translated into Arabic and is available from Jamalon: http://jamalon.com/en/3080657.html There are Arabic-speaking Davis Dyslexia Correction providers in Lebanon and Egypt, and a Davis Learning Strategies (DLS) mentor in Bahrain. DLS is a modified program geare...