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Inquiries: andria@dysco.nz or message +64 27 806 9973

What parents and teachers say

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

We believe EVERYBODY has the right to learn and succeed in life

Suspected or diagnosed:

Dyslexia: Read

Dysphasia: React

Dyscalculia: Calculate

Dysnomia: Recall

Dysgraphia: Write

 Dyspraxia: Co-ordinate

Also has worked for dys-orders:

ADD: Attention

ADHD: Hyperactivity

ASD: Autism

FASD/FDSD

ODD: Opposition Defiance

TS: Tourettes

Common things to look for:

Anxious – Frustrated

Invents illnesses

Bullied/Bullies – runs away

Low Self-esteem

Reverses digits (bdpq9625)

Awkward – clumsy

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

100 teachers, support staff, BoT and parents

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

“Over 30% Dyslexia etc and 15-30% at risk of self-harm/suicide” says one Primary school, Oct 2019
“We as teachers feel we don’t have the skills to help students. It is so difficult to access help.”

Number of people with dyscalculia is similar to those with dyslexia.
e.g. NZ Prison Inmates: 90% dyslexia (read), 80% dyscalculia (Maths)

What Do The Terms Mean?

Dyslexia - frustrated boy struggles to read

Dyslexia: The battle to
read, process and comprehend text.
(mental)

Dyphasia: The battle to comprehend and react or reply/speak appropriately.
(mental + physical)

Dyscalculia - frustrated girl struggles to calculate

Dyscalculia: The battle to comprehend and calculate arithmetic.
(mental)

Dysnomia: The battle to remember and recall words to speak.
(mental + physical)

Dysgraphia - frustrated man struggles to write

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)

About 70 to 85% of children who are placed in special education for learning disabilities are dyslexic (A to Z of Brain, Mind and Learning. “Dyslexia Facts.” )

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.

Such a humbling experience

Dyslexia ranges from mild to severe. Around 40% of people with dyslexia also have ADHD. People dyslexia use about 5 times more energy to complete mental tasks.

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027 806 9973 (text and we will call you)

info@dysco.nz