After you find that one of your students have been diagnosed with dyslexia, you will want to be able to teach the student in a way that would benefit them most. Here is a resource that I would use as a go-to tool for creative and tried and true lessons for struggling learners.
Once you determine that your student or child has dyslexia, you need to know what to do next. There are loads of help and resources here for the home, the classroom as well as outside sources. I find this information very useful, especially for parents that need to take the next steps with their child.
This link explains a common test used to determine if a student has dyslexia. It explains not only the background of the test but also how it is administered and its' limitations. This is a great resource for me to know what process we will be going through to determine if my child has dyslexia.
Do you think you may have a student with dyslexia? Here is a great test that you can just start using with a click. It gives you advice on how to effectively give the test and only takes 5-10 minutes to take. They will send a report of the results directly to you for measurement. I know that I personally like the ease of use of this test and can't wait to try it.
This article shines a light on the root of this problem when it comes to testing students for dyslexia. It explains why there is a disconnect between the education system and the health care system. Each system thinks the other should be steer heading this problem. It emphasizes the need for teachers to have the tools at their disposal to help their student. This article is very insightful to me, making me want to investigate this disability further and learn what I can do to help!