By Emily Lapkin
Preschoolers can show early warning signs of dyslexia long before they begin reading. That’s because dyslexia can affect a variety of language skills that are the building blocks for reading. Here are some possible red flags.
Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D.
Feb 12, 2014
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@momand4kids: Here's more about requesting a full comprehensive evaluation: http://u.org/1OnBBQP
Under Federal law you have a right as a parent to request an evaluation. You should put your request in writing while citing your concerns. They must in turn respond in writing. If they do not agree to testing, and you feel that you are correct, you can seek help from your state department office of special education. They will communicate with you and the district to help you resolve misunderstandings.
this was/is my son. He's now 10 and in the 5th grade and is struggling a great deal. the school he attends is providing him with all the help the can but will not test him for dyslexia. I can afford to have him tested privately. in some way I feel like I am failing him as a parent. I don't know where to turn
@MaryR - wow I have made a few comments but this is astonishing. it's my son
My son Jack. it is like you wrote about him. Stunning
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