According to The Society for Neuroscience, headquartered in Washington DC, an astonishing 5 to 15 percent of Americans have dyslexia, making it difficult for them to spell, read, and write. In this article, we’ll explain what dyslexia is, tips for helping dyslexic students succeed, and why it’s so important that schools invest in tools to help students with dyslexia. We’ll also reveal our top 3 dyslexia learning tools. It’s important to remember that dyslexia is not a reflection of a student’s intelligence or how hard they are trying, as students with dyslexia are able to learn and thrive academically.
The completely wireless IRiS Balance Beam offers endless opportunities to develop a variety of skills such as; color recognition, cause and effect, hand to eye coordination and motor skills. This highly-engaging and fun tool allows you to chart progress, balance, and also encourages motor planning, using the colors as indicators.
At Experia USA, we strongly believe that anyone of any age or ability can use bubble tubes! Bubble tubes have the ability to calm and stimulate interaction through their mesmerizing, constantly moving, and color-changing bubbles that both soothe and grab the attention of the user. Bubble tubes are illuminated using LED technology, ensuring your bubble tube is always bright, crisp, and vibrantly colorful. Also, our LED bubble tubes are highly durable and energy-efficient, as LED bulbs do not need to be changed as often as regular light bulbs.
The IRiS soundboard is an interactive sound-producing picture board with 8 frames to display your own images or words. This tool allows you to improve skills such as gross and fine motor skills and color recognition. When paired with any IRiS Controller (we call them Talkers), each frame on the Soundboard illuminates and plays one of the eight pre-recorded messages. This tool also allows you to personalize the experience by recording your own messages! If you’re planning on investing in some tools to help students with dyslexia and need a little guidance, check out this useful article on creating your own sensory room. For additional advice and assistance with building your own multisensory room, please contact our experienced team today at 1-800-882-4045.
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