Our speech therapists help kids every day to succeed in school by helping them develop foundation skills needed for great learning in the classroom. Please get in touch to find out how we can help!
There is a growing body of evidence about the serious short and long‑term effects of dyslexia. Young children with dyslexia gain less pleasure from reading, and so read less. Educational development is often delayed because of the need for reading and writing and spelling skills throughout schooling. Academic failure and a lack of qualifications impacts on the occupational choices and opportunities in adulthood.
Things that influence better outcomes
High quality intervention
Strong oral language skills
Ability to maintain attention
Good family/carer support
Problems which may cause poorer outcomes:
Severity of phonological problems
Auditory processing disorder
Slow speed of processing
Lack of compensatory resources
Co-occurring learning difficulties
Late recognition and intervention
Auditory processing problems
Auditory processing disorder (APD) is a condition that makes it hard for kids to process auditory information (ie what other people are saying).
Signs and Symptoms of an Auditory Processing Disorder