Category Archives: Dyslexia and Parenting

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 …

Top 10 School Frustrations for Dyslexic Children

The beginning of the school year is a busy time for families of school-aged kids but it also comes with a lot of frustration for …

Do More Boys Than Girls Have Learning Disabilities?

A recently published study examined identification of students with learning disabilities in Florida schools. The authors were exploring why more boys than girls are identified …

New Dyslexia Resources for Parents

One of the primary reasons we remediate children faster than alternative therapy approaches is because we facilitate a strong partnership between the parent and clinician. …

Speaking to Your Pediatrician About Dyslexia

Many parents turn to their pediatrician for guidance when they are worried that their child’s difficulties with reading, writing, or spelling may suggest a problem …

Why Public Schools Struggle to Help Kids with Dyslexia – Part 2

Our last article analyzed the many reasons why public schools struggle to adequately identify and support dyslexic students. Since publishing, we’ve heard valuable feedback from …

How to Make Stress Your FRIEND!

We know that dyslexics and struggling students have elevated stress levels. We also know that parents of struggling readers do too, as they see their …

Talking to Children About Dyslexia

Every day more than 50 people, mostly parents, administer our free, online Dyslexia Screener to their child. A lot of these parents end up calling …

Does TV Shut Out Reading?

With school starting back, now is a great time to kick bad habits and start the school year with new and enriching ones. One way …

FAQ Friday: Is the term ‘individual’ important in my Child’s IEP?

The short answer: YES! In 1984, Benjamin S. Bloom published a report in Educational Researcher (Vol. 13, No. 6) that examined the benefits of one-on-one …

Broadcast 36: Creating High Quality Instruction in Teaching Reading

Elisabeth (Liz) Liptak is the Professional Services Director for the International Dyslexia Association, and joined us to discuss the IDA’s Knowledge & Practice Standards. She talked …