April 29, 2016

Teachers Aren’t Taught Learning Disabilities

Fifteen percent of Mississippi children didn’t pass the state’s reading test by third grade. Though, Mississippi is not the only state with reading scores lower than …

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Teachers Aren’t Taught Learning Disabilities

Fifteen percent of Mississippi children didn’t pass the state’s reading test by third grade. Though, Mississippi is not the only state with reading scores lower than …

Grade Retention

End of the year parent-teacher conferences might reveal that your child is recommended to repeat their grade in the following school year. Grade retention has been …

After School Reading Practice

Most of school is made up of reading, and when you are dyslexic, it can be extremely draining. When your child comes home from a …

Schools Cater to Average Intelligence

Our society bases so much on “the average”– especially education. But, what if the needs of the average student are not synonymous with the needs …

Metacognition Creates Independent Learners

  Metacognition is the awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes– there are three ways of going about this. But unfortunately, public schools usually only …

Deliberate Practice for Student Learning

We have all heard the saying “Practice makes perfect,” but not all forms of practice are effective. According to K. Anders Ericsson, a psychologist and …

The Importance of Literacy Therapy

Twenty percent of school aged children have dyslexia. Unfortunately, this disorder often goes unidentified, misdiagnosed or even ignored by the public school system. As a …

Dyslexia Benefits in the Workplace

Many regard dyslexia as a disability, however, learning disability experts Brock and Fernette Eide present an argument that dyslexia is simply an alternative way that …

Harnessing Stress for Student Success

Unfortunately, stress will always be a part of a student’s life– even more so when the student has a reading disability. But, what if your …

Helpful Homework Tips

Homework time has the potential to be a stress-free daily activity to share with your child. It does not have to be the tedious task …

Positive Ways to Correct Your Child

Dyslexia is a frustrating and confusing disorder for children to deal with during the formative school years. They may develop some confidence issues, issues that …

The Simple View of Reading

It seems as though there is a plethora of reading problems one could be affected by, but through extensive research, Wesley Hoover who wrote the …