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(3 Posts)
Nuttyknotts Sun 23-Oct-16 13:00:48

Hello just wondering if anyone can advise or point me in the right direction.
My daughter has dyslexia and visual stress. It is quite severe to the point were school could no longer help her. Daily it was mentally challenging and affecting her health. I have de-registered her from school, not really my favourite choice. She spends her day locked away in a dark room because she can't read any text books unless the page is coloured. She can't sleep, has headaches all the time and just comes across as very, very lazy. She wears glasses because she also suffers with severe light sensitivity, struggles in the day light. I have been to every profession I can approach and none of them seem able to help my daughter. Slowly she is giving up and is completely sick of repeating her experiences. I really don't know what to do.

mintaero4 Fri 28-Oct-16 13:10:32

I also have a child with dyslexia. Currently I am going through getting an eye test done. I live in London so have recently looked at the The Institute of Optometry. They have a Learning Difficulties and Visual Stress Clinic. Have not booked yet they do charge and give a list of fees. Have not worked out whether this is reduced due to my child getting DLA. Either way I am going for it. Hope this helps.
Kind Regards

Headofthehousehold Wed 15-Feb-17 23:19:11

My DD has severe dyslexia. Have you tried for an EHCP and then get her into a specialist dyslexic school ?

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