Author Archives: Liz Jensen

July 23, 2019 in Blog Posts, Dyslexia Treatment

Drawing Parallels: Literacy and Music

Learning to read and write – what we call literacy – is a lot like learning to play a musical instrument. When we hear a …

Summer Reading

Though your summer may be action-packed, “down-time” can easily turn into screen-time if you don’t make other plans. We put the question to Lexercise therapists: …

Prevent the Summer Slide with Lexercise

What’s on your family’s calendar for summer? A National Park vacation? Visit to grandma? Swimming lessons? What about maintaining or improving your child’s reading and …

Face-to-Face with Lexercise

Jen Parra, Lexercise therapist and founder/owner/executive director of Multisensory Reading Center, says she had a “run-of-the-mill childhood.” Born and raised in the Denver area, she …

Meet the Therapist: Mindi Johanneman

  In this post, we’d like to share a story about gratitude and generosity. It’s a true story and the main character is teletherapist Mindi …

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 Blog Posts, 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 that if you have a young reader in your …

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 …

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 2, 2018 in Blog Posts, 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. …

Guest Post: Improved Reading Skills with Lexercise

In today’s guest blog post, we hear from Jen Dunlap about the improvement she has seen in her son’s reading since starting with Lexercise. We …

Guest Post: Scott Interviews 7-year-old Playwright

In today’s post, Lexercise Clinical Educator Scott Tiernan interviews one of his students, 7-year-old Addison Whitehead, about a play she wrote that won an award. …