Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties

Toe By Toe: A Solution For Both Children & Adults

Dyslexia. Just another label?

Does your child, or a loved one, have reading difficulties such as dyslexia?

Are you a teacher of dyslexic students?

Do you know anyone diagnosed as dyslexic, or who show symptoms of dyslexia?

If so, you have probably seen and felt their pain and frustration.

You know they are bright. You know they are intelligent.

But due to their possible dyslexia and reading difficulties, decoding and understanding text is a huge challenge for them.

As a result, they are not realising their full potential.

Dyslexia – The Solution: Toe By Toe

Fortunately, there is a proven and affordable solution available.

With more than 500,000 copies purchased worldwide by parents, schools and teachers in the last 20 years, Toe By Toe has transformed not just tens or hundreds, but thousands of lives.

From primary school children ridiculed by their peers for their ‘slowness’.

To teenagers heading on the wrong path because they felt marginalised and ‘stupid’ for their poor reading skills.

To illiterate and semi-literate adults in the prison system, repeat offenders unable to hold down a steady job on ‘the outside’ because of their poor literacy skills.

Toe By Toe has helped them all.

Dyslexia solved with Toe By Toe

The Benefits of Toe By Toe

And in helping the ‘slow’ primary school child, the rebellious teenager, the repeat offender – and others! – overcome their dyslexia and reading difficulties, Toe By Toe not only dramatically improves a person’s reading age and ability.

Toe By Toe also improves a person’s potential for learning … their self-esteem … their confidence and belief in their own abilities and what they can achieve.

Who, How & When?

Who Can Toe By Toe Help? Toe By Toe supports any child or adult who has difficulty in decoding (reading unfamiliar words) or reading fluently.

Children and adults, teenagers and senior citizens, from 7 to  70 (and older!), can all benefit from following the Toe By Toe manual if they have difficulties in reading.

As these testimonies from parents of autistic children show, Toe By Toe has also proved successful for Autistic Children with reading difficulties.

How does Toe By Toe work? How is it taught and learnt?

The beauty of Toe By Toe is that a tutor doesn’t have to be trained in any field of education to help someone to study with the book.

In fact, Toe By Toe often works better with non-professionals as tutors as they do not have any pre-conceived notions about teaching and so simply follow the very detailed instructions contained in the book to the letter.

Toe By Toe Videos – A FREE (But Rich!) Resource

For parents and teachers who want to use Toe By Toe to help their child or students with dyslexia or reading difficulties to overcome their challenges, we a have a rich – but FREE! – resource of top quality videos to guide you, available on this site.

Membership is FREE and access is immediate.

NB: Some of the pages on this website are only available in the Toe By Toe VIP Club area.To join, simply add your email address and first name to the form at the foot of this page, then click ACCESS VIP CLUB HERE!

Check out these three Toe By Toe Videos.

  1. The Origins of Toe By Toe
  2. Starting to Work With Toe By Toe
  3. Nonsense Words & Syllable Division

And there is more! We have four Toe By Toe ‘How To’ Videos showing the following:

  1. Toe By Toe – The First Five Lessons
  2. Structure & Nonsense Words
  3. A Typical Lesson
  4. Reece’s Story

Check out these two Testimonials Videos. One is a glowing endorsement of Toe By Toe by a teacher who works with the book. The other, a student speaking in praise of what Toe By Toe has done for him.

Toe By Toe Audios – MORE FREE Resources

The Toe By Toe VIP Club also has 25 FREE audio recordings trainers and students can access to help improve reading skills and accelerate learning times.

There is also a Phonic Test audio and PDF file members of the Toe By Toe VIP Club can access. The test is designed to evaluate a student’s phonetic knowledge. Students who struggle to pronounce the sounds of the test words correctly clearly indicates that they need particular coaching to improve their reading skills.

The PDF contains clear instructions on how to conduct and evaluate the test.

Toe By Toe Reading Age Test

We believe it is essential to complete a Reading Age Test before starting to study with Toe By Toe. Because, without knowing a student’s reading age, how can you begin to evaluate progress?

A further benefit of establishing someone’s current reading age is that the person tested, the tutor and the parents can all see the ‘starting point’ of the student and what they need to do to improve.

We re-test the Reading Age again following the completion of Toe By Toe. This way, all interested parties – the student, the parents and the tutor – can measure the ‘before and after’ effect.

Most times everyone – but the student in particular – is astonished and delighted at the progress they make.

Again, to access this FREE RESOURCE sign up to the Toe By Toe CLUB.

Toe By Toe Success in Prisons

And finally, there are two more videos showing Toe By Toe‘s success in helping many of the UK’s prison population overcome their illiteracy.

In Pat’s Bible – Toe By Toe a prisoner describes how his life was transformed thanks to learning how to read with Toe By Toe.

And last but not least, enjoy this fascinating short documentary about Toe By Toe in Prisons

A fascinating video how studying with Toe By Toe has transformed the lives of both prisoners and their tutors.

Incidentally, in relationship to our work with illiterate prisoners, read below what Best-selling author of the Harry Potter books JK ROWLING thinks about Toe By Toe.

Dyslexia solved with Toe By Toe

JK Rowling Praises Toe By Toe

“One of the most important books I’ve ever signed. Learning to read represents a significant turning in anyone’s life, and may be the one thing that makes a difference to help people in prison turn their lives around”

JK ROWLING inspecting the success of Toe By Toe working with dyslexic prisoners at HMP Edinburgh in 2008

A Testimonial From The Heart

Let 10-year-old Edward from the UK describe in his own heartfelt words how Toe By Toe transformed his life.

“Before Toe By Toe, I was living in a deep dark hole. Everyone else understood things and I didn’t. When I was given the book, I felt a rope ladder had been thrown down to me. It didn’t have any rungs… I had to build them myself and that has taken time. Now I feel I’m near the top and I can see daylight. I feel sorry for anyone stuck at the bottom.”

Edward Charlton (aged 10), Nantwich, Cheshire


Dyslexia solved with Toe By Toe

Toe By Toe Author, Keda Cowling

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