From fear, frustration and failure To budgeting & building gaming computer @ 12 years old retail $3,000
From below to at & above standard 24 hours – 60% students improve 5 days – 90% students improve
Children have a 50% chance of having dyslexia if 1 parent has it and a 100% chance if both parents have it. (Binda Dyslexia Center, April 2014)
Conferences & in the Classroom
Andria Studman is an absolute inspirational speaker, who has the ability to easily engage her audience and hold their attention and motivate them. We are fortunate to have hosted this remarkable person on two different occasions at my kura and at a national conference of a collective of 30 Kura.
Pem Bird – Poutoko – Te Kura Kaupapa Motuhake o Tawhiuau
Day 1: Child read a few words that she knew. Day 2: Child read 2-3 pages with me. Day 3: Child said to me, “Whaea, I will read it by myself.” And she did. Comprehension of the story by using this strategy is fantastic!
Karina Hope – Teaching Assistant – Western Heights Primary School
Number of people with dyscalculia is similar to those with dyslexia. e.g. NZ Prison Inmates: 90% dyslexia, 80% dyscalculia
What Do The Terms Mean?
Dyslexia: The battle to read, process and comprehend text. (mental)
Dyphasia: The battle to comprehend and react or reply/speak appropriately. (mental + physical)
Dyscalculia: The battle to comprehend and calculate arithmetic. (mental)
Dysnomia: The battle to remember and recall words to speak. (mental + physical)
Dysgraphia: The battle to align thoughts and muscle movement to write, type & spell. (mental + physical)
Dyspraxia: The battle to plan and co-ordinate movement with thinking. (mental + physical)
How DYS Woman (not DAT woman) is Dys-rupting the New Zealand Education System…
‘My story’ published in black and white… Not really a rags to riches tale… More of a suffering, to survival to success.
Dedicated to Pem Bird (my inspiration), those yet to find their solution, lives saved and to those who have found their own DYSCO.