January 28, 2019

Reading Instruction Reconsidered

When it comes to teaching kids to read – especially children with dyslexia and other language processing disorders – are we on the right track? …

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February 11, 2019

Lexercise Online Language-Literacy Processing Evaluation

Overview: Our online evaluation is designed to determine the cause of a person’s language-literacy difficulties and to recommend the most appropriate treatment methods, accommodations and …

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Reading Instruction Reconsidered

When it comes to teaching kids to read – especially children with dyslexia and other language processing disorders – are we on the right track? …

Lexercise Online Language-Literacy Processing Evaluation

Overview: Our online evaluation is designed to determine the cause of a person’s language-literacy difficulties and to recommend the most appropriate treatment methods, accommodations and …

Systems vs. Goals: Is it time to toss out the resolutions?

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, many of us put the same things on our list year after year: lose weight, exercise more, travel, …

November 27, 2018 in reading

From all of us at Lexercise: a very happy holiday season!

Over the holidays families often have a little more time together at home, and we hope if you have a young reader in your home …

November 6, 2018 in dyslexia, Dyslexia Treatment

Simplifying the Simple View of Reading

For many parents, and even for some educators, the Simple View of Reading is not so simple. The Simple View of Reading is an academic …

September 26, 2018 in Clinician Articles, dyslexia, reading

In Response to Hard Words

As a speech-language pathologist, I follow carefully both the scientific research and the articles on language learning that appear in the media. Among the latter, …

Best Practices for Dyslexia Diagnosis and Treatment

  When parents notice that their child is having difficulty with reading, writing, speaking, or understanding language, they typically turn to the child’s teachers, other …

July 23, 2018 in dyslexia, Dyslexia Treatment

On Fonts, Fluency & Dyslexia

In our recent post on dysgraphia research, we discussed the importance of handwriting for children with dyslexia, listening comprehension disorder, and dysgraphia. In this post, …

July 2, 2018 in Dysgraphia

Understanding dysgraphia: reading the research

In today’s tap-and-click culture, where even toddlers seem to be device-savvy, how important is handwriting? Very, if recent research is any indication. Learning is complicated. …

Can we say “dyslexia”?

  Dyslexia?  “Oh no no. We don’t say that.”   In Part 4 of her Unlocking Dyslexia series on NPR’s All Things Considered,  Gabrielle Emanuel explored the …

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules For A Special Education Student

In a ground-breaking decision the Supreme Court last week ruled that school districts must give students with disabilities an opportunity to make “appropriately ambitious” academic progress. For …

Help for Struggling Learners: Styles versus Strategies

Children are often asked to complete various tests in schools that will help determine their “learning style”.  These tests categorize children as “visual” learners or  …