These tips will help your child have a more enjoyable learning experience with words.
What do former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs and Tom Cruise have in common besides being famous personalities? Answer: dyslexia, a condition where a person has
Watching your child struggle with the academic curriculum at a slower pace than his or her peers is painful. But you’re not alone. A Today Online report noted that the prevalence of dyslexia amongst the school-going population in Singapore is estimated to be between four to 10
Yet, school isn’t the only place where kids can learn to read and write.
1. Create a reading space
Create a dedicated reading spot for your child, whether it is a bench in the garden or an armchair in your child’s room. Ensure that
2. Add reading variety
Introduce a variety of book genres and mediums to your child, from comic books and graphic novels to tablet apps and e-books. Younger children have pop-up books, textured books and even books with different sounds to help entice them to read. Illustrated books bring stories to life and break long sentences into bite-sized, manageable segments. Meanwhile, e-books often encourage interaction with readers,
3. Build a fun, interactive routine
Reading and writing
4. Listen to audiobooks
A dyslexic child’s listening comprehension may be stronger than their reading comprehension. Encourage your child to listen to audiobooks — for example, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid audiobook series is aimed at dyslexic children aged seven and older. It will help him or
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