S2E9: Staggering Stats on Reading Struggles

word blindness Jun 13, 2024


Literacy Crisis Exposed: Staggering Stats on Reading Struggles

Hey there, parents! Tired of feeling helpless when it comes to supporting your dyslexic child? You've probably been told to just "wait it out" and "hope for the best," but let's face it, that's not cutting it. The pain of seeing your child struggle with literacy is real, and it's time for a change. If this sounds all too familiar, it's time to discover a new approach to supporting your dyslexic child. Let's tackle this together and make a real difference.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Understand Dyslexia and Dysgraphia: Uncover the unique challenges and strengths of dyslexic and dysgraphic children.

  • Combat the Impact of Bullying on Dyslexic Students: Learn how to empower and support dyslexic children facing bullying in school.

  • Overcome Reading Anxiety: Discover effective strategies to help dyslexic children build confidence and ease anxiety around reading.

  • Navigate Literacy Challenges Post-COVID: Explore innovative solutions to address the literacy setbacks caused by the pandemic.

  • Support Dyslexic Children at Home and School: Gain valuable insights on how to create a supportive environment for dyslexic children both at home and in the school setting.

Kids don't bully other kids for being blind or in a wheelchair. They bully kids like us who struggle reading, who can't do the simplest things. - Brent Sopel

Understanding Dyslexia and Dysgraphia
- Dyslexia and dysgraphia are common learning differences that affect individuals in various ways. - Understanding these conditions is crucial for providing the right support and accommodations for individuals with dyslexia and dysgraphia. - By delving into the complexities of dyslexia and dysgraphia, we can better advocate for inclusive environments and enhanced educational strategies.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

  • Reach out to the foundation for opportunities to get involved in fundraising, donations, and other support. This can include volunteering, internships, or learning opportunities in social media and marketing.

  • Consider sponsoring a hole at the upcoming golf event hosted by the foundation. Sponsorship opportunities are available at different levels, such as bronze, silver, and platinum, and can provide tax benefits for companies.

  • Encourage high school students or college kids looking for community service or service hours to consider opportunities with the foundation. This can include research and data collection for the organization.

  • Share the podcast and social media content to raise awareness about dyslexia and the foundation's work. This can help reach individuals who may benefit from the resources and support offered.

  • Consider making a donation to the foundation to support its efforts in addressing dyslexia and literacy challenges. Donations can help fund programs, resources, and initiatives aimed at making a positive impact in the dyslexic community.

My focus is entirely on helping you follow your passion, even when you feel like you've got stuck in crazy town. There is a way out, its me helping you. You don't have to ditch everything in your life that is making you feel overwhelmed and stuck, you just need some help to navigate it.


Come See What We Can Do Together