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Now that you have a better understanding of Dyslexia (See previous article : Some important facts about Dyslexia) as parents of a dyslexic child there's nothing you should feel bad about or fear. It's just a condition that won't allow your child to master the reading and writing skills the way kids of his age might do. However, he will learn it with time provided you give him the needed space. Taking care of the following things will be of great help:
As stated earlier, dyslexia is predominantly a learning “disability” that has strong connection to the visual-spatial learning of an individual. A dyslexic child will often think in pictures, have his share of struggles with the language and can even find it hard to sequence the things and instructions.
While they may be slow with the general mode of learning, they have amazing visual- spatial abilities. They need some added help to develop the reading and literacy skills. If you have a dyslexic kid, check out some of the activities that can be done at home that will help your child build learning skills and acquire confidence: