However, Reese's journey is just beginning. Not only does she have to work 10x harder than the average beginner reader but stay at it consistantly. The cost of sending her to a private school of this nature is extremely expensive and now it has been recomended she attend summer school. You see, not only is Reese dyslexic but she requires the highest teacher to student intervention available. So she can not have the summer time off for she may regress and fall behind again.
"This is a child with a very high IQ and has the potential to be anything she wants to be in this world, so long as early and CORRECT remediation takes place!"
All of her independent evaluations by well-respected specialists in the feild have reiterated that statement to our family numerous times. Please help our family raise the money for her to go to summer school and continue on her way to becoming a life long learner with the skills to work with (not against) her dyslexia, and blossom into the smart, talented, athletic, loving, and extremely inquisitive young lady that she is.
Please give as little or as much as you can to help put Reese through much needed summer school at Benchmark. Lets help her reach her full potential.
Not only is this cause personal because she is my niece but because I am this child 31 years ago. The difference between now and then is we now know that early remediation with a mutlisensorial based approach to learning makes all the difference in helping dyslexic children. I spent 37 years not understanding how I could know a subject but not write an "A worthy" paper, and have it marked as a C because of grammatical errors alone. Did you know that 1 in 5 people have some form of dyslexia? Dyslexia is so much more than most people think, I encourage you to learn more in the links provided below:
Here is a link to see if maybe you were/are 1 in 5:
Great article and video on dyslexia.
- Helen Ellis
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