Category Archives: Blog-Posts

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 …

Are Dyslexia Fonts Helpful?

We don’t know yet. They may be, but they also may not. There are some sites that will let you download them for free but …

September 20, 2016 in Blog-Posts, Schools and Dyslexia

Children Lack Social Skills

Nearly four in five senior primary school staff in the U.K. are worried about their young student’s social skills and speech problems, according to a …

Reading Tools That Don’t Work: Guessing

 Blog Bites   Public schools teach guessing which is an ineffective way to learn There are four different categories of guessing for reading comprehension If …

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 …

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 …

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 …