What if my child hasn't been formally diagnosed with dyslexia but I know he/she is struggling?
Dyslexia intervention doesn't just benefit people with dyslexia.
Structured Literacy instruction is the umbrella term used by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) to unify and encompass evidence-based programs and approaches that are aligned to the Knowledge and Practice Standards and are effective for students identified with SLD/Dyslexia (most commonly known as Orton-Gillingham or Multisensory Structured Language). This approach is beneficial for all children learning to read but is essential for students with SLD/Dyslexia.
Here's a great infographic for parents who may not want to pay for an "official" diagnosis but still need to fight for intervention for their children: