Yaaaay San Antonio.
Anyway, on another topic- any dyslexics out there? I’m fighting my son’s school because they refuse to test him for dyslexia in kindergarten. He has all the symptoms and literally told us he hates reading because the letters flip flop (he showed me with his hands what the letters do). What do y’all do to cope?
@SchroedingerPussPuss, You can always pay for the testing yourself. Not everything is on the school. Much like you can pay for additional help outside the school if he had a speech delay or needed counseling. Schools are under funded, over run, and low on resources. They can only usually provide the bare minimum - for example 1 counseling session every other month vs once a week. If this isn’t the ideal age to test for it, they won’t spend the money to do so - as children up to grade 2 can exhibit signs of dylexia as par of normal development. Mine wrote letters and numbers backwards. Try color overlays over the words to see if they help. Google it to find more info. -teacher with a psych background
@madeyoulook2, yeah, I’m going to have to go outside the school. But they may not even accept it. They told me they can’t test him because he “can’t read”. He’s been in a preschool that taught sight words for a year before going to kinder and he still has trouble reading/recognizing words! The school told us dyslexia is a READING problem, while so much current research explicitly says it’s a PROCESSING problem. I’m irked beyond belief.
@SchroedingerPussPuss, I actually work really close by SeaWorld. I can even see the Steel Eel roller coaster (not sure if it's still called that) when I'm driving to work
@SchroedingerPussPuss, if you live in the USA, dyslexia is not a condition that is tested under the IDEA law. The district is not refusing to test your child, they are following the law. The only way you can have your student tested is if you can get them tested under “other health impairment “ which you have to prove your student has deficiencies in their learning. Plus most districts start special ed testing after kindergarten to see if those “symptoms “ disappear. I know this because I’m a sped ed teacher. Just my 2 cents.
@SchroedingerPussPuss, I had this issue when I was younger and grew out of it by the second grade, I remember getting angry and crying about it and being super upset. But then everything fell into place and I started to love reading. If you don't keep at it then it will stick
@SchroedingerPussPuss, you have to remember these a teachers, not registered psychologists. Not to mention, actual teacher certification varies from country to country. All you can do is advocate and take matter into your own hands if you have to. Try the overlays in the meantime, and practice reading every day. Id have him seeing a tutor weekly as well. It very well could just be a delay or other learning disability.
I mean maybe for your fatáss mom.....
@Midnite St0rm, just cause your mom was baptized there doesn’t mean everyone else has a fat mom
Well he's not technically wrong
He’s not wrong.
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I work at SeaWorld Orlando. These people know nothing
There are more People with signs. What about the girls in the back ?
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