Dyslexia Summer Program

Enroll in the Dyslexia Summer Reading Enrichment Program to maintain reading skills over the Summer break.

Online Interventions

Nessy.com accounts will be available until June 30th.

Welcome to the Dyslexia Support Resources Page

During this unprecedented time of extended school closure, we want to ensure that students remain healthy and have opportunities to learn! The Dyslexia Department has compiled resources for students that will support their progress in the dyslexia program.

June 1, 2020 – August 15, 2020

Register for the John P. McGovern Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Houston Public Library.

Resources by Grade Level

Additional Online Resources

Put Your Thinking App On

Neuhaus Academy

Neuhaus Academy helps adolescent learners improve reading skills by offering simple online instruction tailored to specific learning needs, allowing each learner to work at his or her own pace.

Nessy Writing Beach

Writing Beach offers a unique and engaging way to help children aged 7-14 understand the building blocks of written language while having fun.

Nessy Reading & Spelling

There are 100 lessons packed with video strategies, motivating games and supporting printable worksheets and card games. Designed for children ages 6-11.

Offline Activities

Read, Read, Read!

Read stories to your child. Ask questions about the story!

Have children read to you!

Phonics Piles

"Phonics Piles"- Make piles or use baskets to gather items that begin/end with the same sound (ex: items that begin with (sh) or (k))

Comprehension Activity

Create a story about…

  • A talking animal who wants to live in the castle.

  • A superhero kid who saves the day.

  • A new creature from outer space that wants to go to school on Earth.

  • A new family vacation.

Five Finger Retell

Characters: Who are the characters, people, animals or creatures in the story?

Setting: Where and when does the story take place?

B, M, E: What happened in the beginning, middle and at the end of the story?

Problem: What was the conflict or went wrong in the story?

Solution: How was the problem solved or fixed in the story?

Rewrite or illustrate the ending to the story in your own way.


Board games like Boggle, Scrabble and other games are great for children! Hangman, Puzzles and memory games, Games that support Sequencing..."What comes first".

Boggle Instructons

Boggle Template


Enjoy this fun way to engage the senses and create new pathways to reading. Students practice writing sight words using sand, shaving cream, rice, playdoh, or magnetic letters.

HISD High Frequency Words

Sensory Sign Words

YouTube Channel Institute for Multi Sensory Learning


Using Dice to practice vocabulary words or unknown words from a story:

1 dot= draw the word

2 dots= write meaning

3 dots= use in a sentence

4 dots= write a synonym for the word

5 dots= write an antonym for the word

6 dots= write it in cursive