by Kristen Ferguson

Info from the SENCO

What is Dyslexia?

Definition: a disorder that involves difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols. It does not affect general intelligence.

What is Dyslexia? (video)

Parent Checklist - click on the link for a quick Dyslexia checklist that you can do. Please contact me or your child's teacher if you have any concerns.  

Guide to Dyslexia and Learning - This link will take you to a Ministry of Education website that gives more information on Dyslexia. It includes videos, articles, and strategies to help you better understand your child's learning. 

Who can help my child? - If you would like to get help for your child outside of what the school can provide, below is a list of outside agencies in Dunedin that offer assessments and tutoring for children with Dyslexia. 

reThink Children's Therapy



Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or would like more information -

Kristen Ferguson (SENCO)