Category Archives: Dyslexia and Parenting

4 Dyslexia Myths That Can Confuse Parents

As Lexercise therapists communicate with the families of children with dyslexia, they are continually impressed by the amount of research parents have done. Getting a …

4 Tips to Prepare for Back to School Success

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson, From Birth to One …

How to Help a Child with Dyslexia at Home: What Parents Can Do

Many students in the United States today are struggling readers. The U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics evaluates reading comprehension every two …

Stress Management 101

In a recent “Best of NPR” newsletter, Christopher Dean Hopkins writes about helping young students cope with unusual conditions as they return to school. He …

3 More Easy Ways to Overcome Learning Loss

Worried about learning loss in your child during this summer break? While it’s true that learning loss can affect all children who take an extended …

Can Letter Formation Promote Literacy?

January 23 is National Handwriting Day, established in 1977 by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association to encourage people to buy pens and pencils. Today, it …

The Lexercise Gift Guide

Who’s on your gift list this year? If you’re shopping for children with dyslexia or other learning differences, we’re here to help! In our Lexercise …

Gratitude and Appreciation

As we advance into the holiday season, I hope this post finds you and your family safe and healthy. The year has certainly delivered more …

Creativity Combats School Burnout

The psychological term burnout has been around since the 1970s when it was coined to describe a kind of emotional exhaustion experienced by those in …

How To Help A Child With Dyslexia At Home

Many parents find it difficult to know how to help a child with dyslexia at home. As a result of COVID-19, this challenge has grown …

AAP Changes Screen Time Recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics has lifted its recommended ban on screen time for children under 2 years of age. More importantly, they have researched …

Healthy Routines for Your Child

It can be hard to get back into the school year routine when summer comes to a close. Your children may get used to the …