Category Archives: Clinician Articles

How Can I Help My Struggling Reader?

If you’re reading this post, chances are good that you are concerned about your child’s reading.   Maybe in a recent parent-teacher conference you learned that …

November 22, 2015 in Clinician Articles

We Will Pay For You to Move to Hawaii!

Teletherapy has so many perks for families and therapists alike. Here are the top 3 reasons you should be a teletherapist with Lexercise: You are …

Is a Dyslexia Diagnosis Necessary?

Help Now, Diagnose Later In seven years as a special education teacher, I sat in countless meetings where we reviewed a child’s assessment scores with …

How to Encourage Reading Practice!

Practice Makes Perfect We’ve all heard the saying “practice makes perfect”, and in life we’ve all seen it’s truth. Neuroscience confirms that regular practice is a …

The Limits of Reading Accommodations

Why This Meme Shouldn’t Bother You: One day, a bit more than a month after we’d started therapy, I noticed that one of my clients …

Research Backs Structured Literacy

Latest Research Shows How the Brain Learns Reading The latest study in brain research gives greater understanding to how the brain responds to reading instruction. Stanford …

Become a Dyslexia Expert Now!

So you have a passion for linguistics and want to help children with dyslexia? Great! In order to become a Lexercise Clinician you will need …

Signs Your School Doesn’t Get Dyslexia

The vast majority of students learn to read once they start school and parents rightly expect that it will only take a few years until …

Can Technology Help Students Like Learning?

Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham wrote a book called Why Don’t Students Like School?  He boils the answer down to this: Students don’t like school because …

Testing: A Fact of Life

In education circles testing and assessment is a hot topic right now. An anti-testing backlash spun off the federal No Child Left Behind Act’s approach …

Summer Slide and Dyslexia

When I was a kid I counted the days till summer vacation!  I lived for the hours that would extend before me, mine to fill …

How NOT to Teach Reading: Try Again

I Guess Not! Part Twelve of a 12-part video series showing the flaws of common word reading strategies taught in schools– Moral: Do not teach …