The Parent Dyslexia Course (Yes, it’s FREE!)

Enjoy these free video samples… or join us to learn everything you really need to know to help your own child on the online course for parents.  It’s going to be fun, and we’d love to see you there!  Remember, You can now do the entire Parent Dyslexia Course or Educator Dyslexia Course for free… and the short videos in this section are just to get you excited and ready to start!brother & sister studying at home



Parents, You Really Can Help Your Own Child With Dyslexia!

Where was this website when you really needed it?  Well, you are here now so enjoy these videos and enjoy learning how to help your own child.  You absolutely can do it… so click on whichever of videos are most helpful for you.

Parents, you already have a great brain and plenty of motivation. These videos show you some important keys and the main ideas behind helping your own child with dyslexia.   Then after you have done the online course, the sky is the limit.  You really can make an enormous difference to their own child’s life.  Now, which video would you like to start watching?



Motivating Your Dyslexic Child To Read

Many parents say, “My child hates reading… and just won’t read!”  Well, you may need to be creative, but there are many things you can do to get your dyslexic child into reading.  This video will show you how.

Give your child some choice about what to read.  Build in a routine that works – have a short, regular reading time, an encouraging environment and some fun books.  Reward their effort to motivate them to achieve their goals. Plan well so your child doesn’t experience the exhaustion that children with dyslexia often face. This video is bursting with good ideas, so definitely check it out for yourself!

Insist on your child putting time into learning to read well. We insist that our children do other things that are good for them such as eating their vegetables or going to school… and reading is just as important.

This video is full of so many creative, new ways to motivate your child to read. Click here to get started!



Dyslexia -teacher and students smiling together during studyMotivating Your Dyslexic Child To Write

Watch this video to motivate your dyslexic child to write! Discover creative new ideas for making writing fun and achievable.

Pick times to write when your child is not exhausted – obviously give them a break when they arrive home from school. Do meaningful, fun writing tasks and always avoid worksheets and other demotivating tasks. Accept that children with dyslexia may be easily distracted, use eye contact to your advantage and build in a routine that works.

Learn to understand the impact that criticism (even nicely-delivered criticism) has on your child and learn to give feedback in ways that don’t leave your child feeling criticized.  Children with dyslexia have a very high sensitivity to feedback, so we need to learn to work with situation in mind, rather than ignoring it.

As a parent of a child who has dyslexia, this video is essential to understand how to motivate your child to write.  Click here to get started!



How To Help Your Dyslexic Child (Of Any Age) With Writing Skills

Many children with dyslexia struggled to learn to write, but this video is a great place to start  for learning how to help your own child!  Learn fascinating, important things that will help your child’s writing skills.

It’s vital for your child to learn to write quality sentences and properly-structured paragraphs that get their point across. Choose fun, meaningful creative writing activities that can be encouraging for them. It  is helpful to get your child regularly writing first, and then spelling will start to improve as well.There are many different, fun ways that dyslexic children learn and it is important that we make some changes to make it easier for your child.

This video is packed full of many great ideas you probably haven’t come across yet for helping your child with dyslexia learn to write. Click here to get started!



How To Teach Your Kindergarten Or Grade 1 Dyslexic Child To Read

Watching this video could be the difference between your child learning to read despite their dyslexia, or continuing along a demoralizing path of failure. There are so many things we need to keep in mind for teaching a young child with dyslexia to read, and this video is a great place to start!

Remember that the important thing is not the mess that the colored pages or blue tack on the wall make, but to help your child read. The real goals are for y
our child to enjoy some success in reading, understand the story and to have fun, interesting activities when they are still learning to sound out new words. It’s vital that the child understands what they’re reading and it’s not just making the sounds happen.  It’s really exhausting for a child to just be sounding out a whole book but not really understanding it.

You don’t need to be an expert to help your Kindergarten or Grade 1 dyslexic child learn to read well. This video is full of so many ideas, steps and strategies that really work so you can give your child a great start in reading, despite having dyslexia. Click here to get started!



How To Teach Your Kindergarten/Grade 1 Dyslexic Child To Write And Spell

Dyslexia – smiling brothersThere are important and easy steps and tips that can help your young dyslexic child to effectively learn writing and spelling skills, so definitely watch this video so you feel confident to help!

There are so many ways to train your child in how to write fun, fantastic sentences. This video is full of activities and games to make learning writing skills fun. The time you spend with your child can really become an encouraging experience for your child and something that builds your relationship with your child.

Don’t let writing and spelling become exhausting and demoralizing for your Kindergarten or Grade 1 dyslexic child. There are plenty of creative, unusual ways to help your child to write and spell in dyslexia-friendly ways.  Click here to get started!



How To Teach Your Grade 2-3 Dyslexic Child To Read

A lot of children Grade 2-3 children with dyslexia feel daunted by a page of text. The goal is for your child to be able to read and understand what’s happening on the page, and to feel successful about reading.  This video will show you how to help make reading easier, and even fun!

Learn exactly how to help your child build confidence.  Understand how to use rhyming word games to help your child in reading.  Did you know there are so many simple ways of improving your child’s comprehension skills that are actually really fun?  Also, be strategic with reading and really focus on the most commonly used words, because your child encounters them every day.

You’ll love the tips for helping your child understand what’s actually happening in each page of their book. You will learn how to assist your child to feel successful.There will be plenty of good tips that should make reading a fun experience for your child. Click here to get started!



How To Teach Your Grade 2-3 Dyslexic Child To Write And Spell

This video will help you prioritisethe most important writing and spelling skills so your Grade 2-3 dyslexic child can have the best chance to succeed. Parents will love learning how to tailor writing and spelling activities to make them more dyslexia-friendly!

We want your child to be enthusiastic about writing, not exhausted by tasks that a child with dyslexia is not built for. Did you know that there is an order of teaching punctuation that will work for your child with dyslexia?  Also there are some games and activities that will teach your child to write longer, more detailed sentences.  Grade 2-3 children with dyslexia who plan their stories have the best chance of feeling successful when they write, and there are plenty of tips for parents to help with this.  Beginning to teach children persuasive writing skills can be challenging, so let’s look at how to make that easier. In helping a Grade 2-3 child with dyslexia learn to spell, there are a few things you need to keep in mind and you’ll probably find this very surprising and quite reassuring.

Children with dyslexia areoften accustomed to feeling like a failure during writing, so we need to balance that out with some successful experiences.  This video is excellent for knowing how to provide motivation and an encouraging learning experience for your Grade 2-3 dyslexic child.  Writing and spelling does not need to be as overwhelming anymore! Click here to get started!



How To Teach Your Grade 4-7 Dyslexic Child To Read

This video will help parents make sense of how to help their Grade 4-7 child get back on track in reading. Often a dyslexic child in Grade 4-7 who is not enjoying reading and who is a very poor reader, has tried again and again, but something hasn’t worked and we need to work out where the issue is and resolve that. Continuing to persevere with strategies that are doomed to fail will risk doing more damage to your child’s self-confidence and motivation.

Learn to overcome anger and frustration during reading time.  Discover how to choose fun, dyslexia-friendly books that will help your child feel successful. This video also has a good look at how to avoid fights about reading and home work with your Grade 4-7 dyslexic child.

Your child who has dyslexia is likely to be struggling with reading at this point, but it is not because they are stupid or because they were never built to read.  We can’t afford for your child to believe the lies they tell themselves, or they will give up. It is essential to find effective ways to help a child with dyslexia break through their resistance and doubts, restoring their hope that they will actually learn to read well.  Click here to get started!



How To Teach Your Grade 4-7 Dyslexic Child To Write And Spell

For Grade 4-7 children with dyslexia, the amount of negative feedback they’ve received about their writing and spelling is enormous.  This makes it hard for them to feel enthusiastic so it’s important for parents to learn how to break through their resistance.The more a child fails, the more they fear having an attempt. This video tackles that and a whole lot more so you can help your own grade 4-7 dyslexic child learn to write and spell.

Learn to anticipate and avoid homework wars.  Understand how to help your child to write good, detailed sentences and paragraphs that effectively convey their arguments.  Also, you will enjoy discovering dyslexia-friendly strategies so your child can understand how to write essays well. Learn to create an environment that is encouraging and motivating and there are many ways to do this. For children with dyslexia, we can’t make a big deal of writing mistakes because they will feed their fear of failure.

Your child needs to plenty of experiences of success in writing and spelling and this video shows you plenty of tips and strategies to make that happen! Click here to get started!