Ask an expert
Question

10 Mar 2004

Is my boy dyslexic and what do we do now????
I was told my 13 year old boy is dyslexic (two independent evaluations). How can i know with certainty? How did he manage to pass up to grade 8 without detection?. What do we as parents have to do now??
Answer 375 views
Expert
Teen expert
Teen health expert

01 Jan 0001

Hi San

Hi Writers, sorry that I am replying now but I have been away for a while but now I am up and going again and ready to give you good advice!

Hope everyone is doing well!!

If he has been diagnoses with dyslexia you need to take him to an educational psychologist that they can help him with this problem. At home you can also try and do writing exercises with him. Go to an educational toy shop - they have got great writing games for children with reading/writing problem.

Good luck
T
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
33% - 9362 votes
No
67% - 19305 votes
Vote