August 23, 2016

5 Incorrect Labels for Dyslexia

If your child is diagnosed or shows signs of dyslexia, there is a huge possibility that you will hear terms that are completely incorrect to …

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5 Incorrect Labels for Dyslexia

If your child is diagnosed or shows signs of dyslexia, there is a huge possibility that you will hear terms that are completely incorrect to …

The Case for Audiobooks

Some people will argue that listening to a book does not have the same benefits as reading it yourself. That is true, but just because …

Unconventional Summer Learning

The summer is drawing to a close and the school year is going to begin again. You don’t want to burn your child out with …

Dyslexic Advantage in Entrepreneurship

Dyslexics tend to go through life unconventionally. They have to come up with alternative routes to garner successful results– and often by themselves. They regularly …

The Problem(s) With Reading Recovery

Reading recovery is a strategy that has been praised by schools around the world and is currently being used in 10,000 elementary schools in the …

Brain Training and the Placebo Effect

What if you could simply play games to improve your brain? Well, that’s what the brain training industry is suggesting people do and people are …

June 27, 2016 in Blog-Posts, Uncategorized

The History of Orton-Gillingham

Their areas of expertise fit like puzzle pieces from the same box, aligned perfectly to create a teaching method that would stand the test of …

Five Must-Read Books for Dyslexics and Their Parents

Everyone needs a role model who shares similar struggles, even if they are fictional characters. The following five books revolve around a dyslexic character who …

Right-Brain, Left-Brain is a Myth

Some sources will say that personality and learning style differ according to what side of your brain is dominant– well that is a myth. This …

Building the Literacy Staircase

A pattern of hard work followed by disappointing results and limited progress can naturally lead struggling readers and writers to the conclusion that they “just …

Facilitate Growth From Frustration

Mistakes can cause frustration for your child, but they can also be used to teach your child to process frustration in a healthy way. It …

Accommodations vs. Modifications

If your child is having trouble in school, the administration may speak to you about providing them with accommodation or modification services. Accommodation changes how …