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clover1 Wed 12-Sep-07 14:28:35

my 8 year old son has just been privately tested and I was told he has some degree of dislexia and probably some dyspraxia. am just awaiting the report. I am informing his teachers and tutor, but what else can i do? has anyone tried the Dore programme? would love any advice...

clover1 Wed 12-Sep-07 14:30:04

oops - i should have written dyslexia!

cornsilk Wed 12-Sep-07 17:42:19

Have the school already raised this as an issue? Does he have an IEP?

clover1 Mon 17-Sep-07 17:50:05

he does have an iep that was set up before diagnosis...

bigdonna Fri 05-Oct-07 18:45:24

hi clover my nephew did the dores programme this year he is 15 now it really helped him ,my sister said it was worth every penny i also have a friends whos dd is doing it now!!!!

NotAlert Fri 05-Oct-07 18:48:07

There will probably be some people along soon to say that the Dore prog didn't help their offspring at all..........
Please do be careful, it's expensive and doesn't always work

Eve Fri 05-Oct-07 18:57:42

My DS does not have a daisnosis, I just suspect. I looked at Dore , but all I got was a very hard sales approach.

He does Kumon literacy now, and that seems to help him a lot, as its geared to his speed and level and the constant repition helps him.

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