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Homeschooling Your Child with Dyslexia

Vol. 76, Prg. 1–5
July 9–13, 2007

Is your child struggling to read? He or she could have dyslexia. On this series of Home School Heartbeat with Mike Smith, HSLDA Special Needs Coordinator Dianne Craft offers insight on this common “learning glitch,” and explains some helpful ways to successfully educate your dyslexic child.

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What is dyslexia?
More Than a Reading Struggle
Discovering Dyslexia in Your Child
Overcoming the Learning Block
Is Dyslexia Hereditary?

Dianne Craft

A former homeschool mom who has 25 years of experience teaching children who struggle with learning, Dianne Craft received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in special education. She is also a Certified Natural Health Professional. Discovering the reason for children’s struggles with learning and behavior has long been a passion of Dianne’s. In 1988, she created the Brain Integration Therapy for Children workshop for parents, educators, psychologists, speech therapists and occupational therapists. Since 1997, she has worked as an educational diagnostician and homeschool consultant in her private practice, Child Diagnostics Inc., in Denver, Colorado. Dianne has also authored a manual on brain therapy and a phonics reading book and has produced an audio and video series. She lives in Denver with her husband Ron, a CPA.

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For more information on homeschooling your child with dyslexia or other learning disabilites, visit our Struggling Learner website. This site includes answers to your questions on this topic, helpful resources, and state-to-state legal considerations.

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