Yesterday my son had a neurological exam and the doctor determined that he is dyslexic and has ADHD. Although I knew this in my heart I still feel overwhelmed. He is seven years old and so behind. I researched tutoring in our area and found a recommended center. I'm worried that we will not be able to afford the cost. We live a no frills life, but are not in need. I'm wondering if you can point me in a direction that will be easier on my family's finances while still helping my child succeed.
For the past year I've suspected my daughter may have dyslexia. I requested that her school district test her for a learning disability and they found nothing. When I specially asked about dyslexia they said testing for dyslexia was done under the realm of specific learning disabilities (SLD) and she did not meet criteria.
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I recently returned from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) annual conference, which was excellent. One of the talks I attended was using Vision Therapy (VT) as a treatment for dyslexia. That same day I had a question from a parent on VT pop into my DyslexiaHelp in-box.