+ Columbus Ohio Area — Concerned Parents Meet

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Columbus OH:

Parents of Dyslexic children/teens in the Olentangy school district (and other areas as well) were invited to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 from 7 – 9 pm.

The meeting was held at Center Point Church, located at 7750 B Green Meadows Drive in Lewis Center.

The meeting was also for parents of children/teens who have been diagnosed with a developmental reading disorder.

Some of the warning signs of dyslexia are listed below.

Contact: Heather Endres 740-548-3936

Goals were:

  • To epower parents to become more knowledgeable advocates for their children
  • To network with parents & professionals for support and information
  • To disseminate current and scientific information about Dyslexia

Some Warning Signs of Dyslexia

  • Chronic ear infections, speech delay as a preschooler
  • Difficulty learning to tie shoes, confuses left and right
  • Mixes up sounds and syllables in long words
  • Difficulty learning letters and their sounds
  • Slow, choppy, inaccurate reading
  • Inability to rhyme
  • Unable to read quickly enough to comprehend
  • Can’t sound out words; ignores suffixes; skips or misreads small words
  • Terrible spelling
  • Poor handwriting, organization of written expression
  • Letter reversals beyond the first grade
  • Difficulty memorizing and recalling math facts
  • Difficulty doing math operations/sequencing
  • Child is bright but has been characterized as “lazy,” “careless,” “in a hurry”

tutoring in Columbus OH:   Adrienne Edwards   614-579-6021   or email  aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com

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