Category Archives: Diagnosis

Lexercise Online Language-Literacy Processing Evaluation

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 assistive …

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 …

Defining Dyslexia

For all of us who are affected by dyslexia, it is important to stay up-to-date with regard to how dyslexia is defined, understood, and perceived. …

Who is Qualified to Make a Dyslexia Diagnosis?

Guidance on Getting a Dyslexia Diagnosis You may be concerned that your child is dyslexic. But who is qualified to make a dyslexia diagnosis? The …

How to Explain Your Child’s Dyslexia Diagnosis

 When your child is diagnosed with dyslexia, you may be at a loss for words– especially when it comes to communicating this to them. You …

Identify Dyslexia Early

Parents and teachers alike have often asked “how early dyslexia can be diagnosed?” While diagnosing a reading disability prior to literacy instruction is considered questionable by most …

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 …

Why Good Teachers Miss Dyslexia

All evidence suggests that early identification is key to overcoming dyslexia. Still, we consistently encounter students who aren’t identified or diagnosed with dyslexia for years. …

Local Dyslexia Evaluations – Reviewing In-Person Dyslexia Testing

For parents of struggling readers and writers, the following story sounds familiar. A mother watches her child struggle to read, write, or spell. She knows …

February 10, 2011 in Blog Posts, Diagnosis, Dyslexia Treatment

What is the San Diego Quick Assessment?

The new Lexercise Screener combines two separate assessments to pinpoint a child’s ability to read words. One of them is the San Diego Quick Assessment …

September 22, 2010 in Blog Posts, Diagnosis, Dyslexia Facts

Dyslexia: Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Dyslexia can be confusing, especially if this is all new to you. There is an enormous body of research pertaining to dyslexia. A Google search …