- Low- self esteem
- Depressed and sometimes,
- Suicidal (children have committed suicide because of school)
How It Feels?
Can A Dyslexic Child Go To A Normal School?
Depending on level of affect, having dyslexia doesn’t mean that a child can’t read, but only that they have difficulty reading. Some children, a few years of specialized reading using the proper teaching method and right environment is sufficient for them to return to a regular school curriculum.
How To Help A Child With Dyslexia And Learning Difficulties
- Early diagnosis and assessment
- Early intervention
- Multisensory based training
- Examples of multi-sensory activities for the classroom include:
- Assistive technology and tools.
- Helpful Arrangements.
- Give them plenty of time to complete homework.
- Mark based on effort and ideas.
- Gives Power Criticism Kills.
- Don’t ask person with dyslexia to read aloud.
- Don’t give a punishment for forgetting books or sports kit.
- Don’t use the word ‘lazy’!
- Expect less written work.
- Prepare a printout of homework and stick it in their book.
- Do not ask them to copy text from a board or book.
Social Emotional Impact Of Dyslexia
Dyslexia can go undetected in the early grades of schooling. Disparity between intelligence and academic performance causes confusion to parents and teachers; a seemingly intelligent child refuses to learn. It is attributed to laziness and playfulness. Not understanding that the dyslexia works 5 times harder, the child is put under great pressure to perform
The affected children become frustrated and as a result other problems develop such as;
- Show signs of depression and low self-esteem.
- Have behavior problems at home, as well as at school that often manifest
- Become unmotivated and develop a dislike for school, and their success may be jeopardized if the problem remain unaddressed.
- The child is labeled, lazy, slow learner, and stupid, not willing to learn
- Family embarrassment
- Become bullied in school
How To Treat A Child With Dyslexia
- Set an example for reading. Address the problem early if you suspect your child has dyslexia
- Read aloud to your child. It’s best if you start when your child is quite young
- Work with your child’s school.
- Encourage reading time and home and school.