Dyslexia is known to be one of the most common learning challenges for the population. People of all backgrounds struggle with the learning and thinking difference, even some of the world's most notable figures and celebrities. Despite these challenges, there seems to be a theme that those diagnosed with dyslexia are often destined for success.
We listed just a few of the famous figures in Hollywood, music, science, philanthropy and sports who learned to overcome their learning differences, utilizing their unique mindset to harness their creativity and superpowers!more
Join Dyslexia School of Houston on our very first Literacy Scavenger Hunt on May 7, 2022! The perfect activity to spend time with the kiddos on Mother's Day! We're placing fun gifts and books in Little Free Libraries scattered around the Greater Houston area to help spread the word of our mission of literacy for all.more
The exhibition titled, Beautiful Minds: Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage is an interactive, educational experience for the whole family to enjoy at The Health Museum! The exhibit features the trials and tribulations of individuals diagnosed with the unique learning difference through interactive activities and creative displays. Explore the successes of those who think outside the box when faced with the challenges of dyslexia and learn about the tools and resources for diagnosis...more
Our Summer Literacy Camp is back! Strengthen your child's literacy skills during this 4-week program from June 6 - July 1 and get a head start for the 2022-2023 school year.
This 4-week program is a personalized teaching session that includes four, 45-minute rotations (camps) to help your child conquer the following;
- Cursive Writing
- Guided Reading/Comprehension
- Reading Readiness/Handwriting for Rising Kindergarten...
We understand how often families struggle with finding the best path for their students on their academic journey. There are countless misconceptions pertaining to dyslexia, which can make it hard to know what’s truly best for your child. With our experienced team of Dyslexia Interventionists, Certified Academic Language Therapists (CALT) and Licensed Dyslexia Therapists (LDT), we’re here to debunk those myths and help raise awareness of dyslexia and related learning challenges.
We LOVE practicing our literacy skills through the science of reading! Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to cuddle up and read with your little one. Here are some of our favorite dyslexia-friendly books and items that you can gift your sweet little valentine this year.more
Known as “the dyslexia lady” after 27 years as an educator, Dyslexia School of Houston Founder, Tammy Spencer, is truly making her mark in the Houston community! We are so proud of Tammy’s recent interview on KPRC 2 Houston, on the Stronger Houston segment where she shared her story of the beginning of Dyslexia School...more
Dyslexia affects as much as 20% of people worldwide and often goes undiagnosed. Encounter firsthand what it’s truly like living with dyslexia, at the new free exhibit “Experience Dyslexia: A Simulation” at The Health Museum. Although dyslexia is known as a learning challenge, those living with it often visualize and think differently than most.
“Experience Dyslexia – A Simulation” is a hands-on experience for adults. Participants rotate among four interactive learning stations...more
I know you’re busy this season, but I’m needing help choosing a gift for my sister. After all, who better to ask than the gift expert himself? My sister has dyslexia and is currently learning to read, but I don’t know what to get her! Can you help me?
Happy December! With the holidays swiftly approaching, we’ve decided to channel our inner Santa and put together a gift guide for your friends and family members with dyslexia. People of all abilities deserve gifts that are interesting, stimulating and, most importantly, fun! Below are our favorite...more
This month, we’ve pulled out a great tool for learning the alphabet and two books that can give insight to those who think they have dyslexia or those who are trying to understand how their dyslexic friends and family think.
Do you have a child with dyslexia who is starting to learn letters? You and your student will benefit from the Sandpaper Letters from Adena Montessori. These cards use colors and a sandpaper surface for their letters so students can trace the letter while learning. This tactile tool aids students in learning...more
Welcome to October’s Dyslexia Toolbox! Today we’d like to introduce you to some of our favorite dyslexia-friendly books and a fun twist on a matching game. Not only are our books dyslexia-friendly, but they all teach children important social skills. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
What we like to play...
Zingo board game
Zingo! is a matching game for ages four and up that strengthens matching and language skills. Designed for those not yet reading, the icons contain simple objects such as a...more
We at the Dyslexia School of Houston aim to provide families with the proper foundation and instruction that their students need to move forward in their education. We always strive to be their first good instruction, meaning that we care for each student uniquely because we understand that not every child is the same nor are their needs. Every teacher at our school is either a dyslexia practitioner, CALT: Certified Academic Language Therapist and/or an LDT: Licensed Dyslexia Therapist. Our goal for our parents is to provide them with resources that will help them better understand their...more