First of all it is important to understand that lot of
improvement can be brought about in dyslexic children with right method of
is a disorder in the brain, the manner in which the brain functions or an
abnormal brain development. More precisely, the left part of the brain gets
affected by it, as such the functions like reading, and writing, etc, gets
affected. The right brain is more involved with holistic procedures. Therefore,
dyslexic children are smart too, they do understand things, but their manner of
modification through training.
retraining of the brain that needs to be repeatedly practiced.
While discussing about remedial measures, it is also
important to understand that each kid has his own set of problems and the same
measure may not work for all. The situation is very relative. Therefore, the
remedial measures are very specific.
Should be Taken at an Earliest
When the kid is still in his learning
and developmental stage, it is easier to retrain him and help him get adjusted
to certain techniques. This gives the child a lot of time to get accustomed to
it and learn in a better fashion. It has been observed in many cases that
treatment of dyslexia is challenging if the kid is not treated early. In this
context it is thereby important that the parents and teachers are aware of the
varied symptoms and observe and note every action of their kid so that, if there
is even an inkling of an abnormality.
Remedial Measures for
Here are some remedial measures which parents and teachers
of dyslexic child can follow to help child cope
Do not Overlook the
Symptoms of Dyslexia
The very first point should be to ensure that you are
adequately informed about the disorder. It is very important that you know the
symptoms and are also aware of the possible methods that are used to treat
them. After all, the treatment or therapy requires a long period of time.
Parents and Teachers
Should Get Involved
The parents or the teachers must always get involved in
whatever they are engaged in. this also does not mean that they must never be
allowed to be with themselves. They should have a personal time as well, but
make sure that are not isolated. It is also important that the parents and
teachers are in constant touch so that the kidâ€™s progress is tracked and
information is exchanged.
Teachers should understand that dyslexic children take a
while to understand so, the test should be untimed. This can do wonders to
their understanding and writing
Encourage the Skills
Make it a point to promote positive feedback. Every child
has a positive side, a talent or ability. They should be continually praised on
their positives, so as to enhance their self esteem.
In all your attempts, it is important that you note that
dyslexia is not an incurable problem. All it requires is good understanding of
the problem from the childâ€™s point of view and a great deal of patience. You
must be extremely and always eager to cooperate and help the child whenever he
Take Medical Help
Dyslexic children are often found to suffer from headaches
and nausea that can be triggered off due to a variety of factors like over
exhaustion, feeling down, depressed or irritated. These symptoms need to be
Do Not Force the
Amongst the remedial measures, it is important that you do not
force the child to read aloud. Oral testing must be conducted but allow the kid
to feel ready and comfortable.
In relation to teaching in school, it is also important that
the child is graded in terms of content, that is, the quality of content that
he has put in rather than the handwriting and spelling errors.