Multi-Sensory Curriculum Programs
Parents who homeschool a dyslexic child may become frustrated with preparing lessons or have difficulty preparing a multi-sensory curriculum. Luckily, there are several programs, curriculum packages, and games geared toward educating children who suffer from dyslexia. The Orton Gillingham Approach is an academy accredited program that uses a multi-sensory program to teach language skills to dyslexic children. "Go Phonics" is another program that is based on the Orton Gillingham system that assists parents in teach reading, handwriting, and spelling to children who are having severe difficulty. Sample lessons may be downloaded from the "Go Phonics" website.
"Verticy Learning" is an online academic program that focuses on using the Orton Gillingham Approach for children who are struggling with writing, reading and spelling. However, courses are offered in all subjects areas as well. Pricing varies depending upon which courses you enroll your child into. Instruction in math cost around $213, reading and writing together $750 or homeschoolers may purchase the complete curriculum for around $1490.
There are also many online games that are very beneficial to dyslexic children. Making learning fun and exciting is crucial especially when teaching children who are having severe difficulty in a certain area. "Cross Bow Education" has a large variety of games to help struggling readers. Games that teach vowels, word chunks, phonics, spelling, and more are available for purchase at their website.Online exercises and games such as raining words, memory, and shuffle may be found at "Tintenklex."
Additional games and ideas to teach your dyslexic child math, reading and more can be found right here at Bright Hub Education. Teaching your dyslexic child can be fun, easy, and rewarding. If you have a teaching tip or idea, feel free to comment. We would love to hear from you!