Category Archives: Reading

Foundational Concepts: Proficient Literacy

Dyslexic Students Can Become Proficient Readers and Writers In our recent series on the building blocks for language and literacy, we looked at two foundational …

Foundational Concepts: Emergent Literacy

Emergent Literacy Skills The goal of literacy, like language itself, is communication. In our previous post, we introduced comprehensible input – the way, through a …

Foundational Concepts: Where Literacy Begins

The Importance of Early Literacy As we begin the new year (and, by the way, Happy New Year!) we’d like to do all we can …

December 18, 2019 in Blog Posts, Reading

Reading Togetherness

The holidays are upon us. The days and nights are chilly. It’s family time. And what better way to share these winter hours than reading …

Thank you!

It’s almost Thanksgiving and so, along with family and turkey and pumpkin pie, our minds turn to gratitude. Here at Lexercise, we have many people …

Summer Reading

Though your summer may be action-packed, “down-time” can easily turn into screen-time if you don’t make other plans. We put the question to Lexercise therapists: …

Meet the Therapist: Mindi Johanneman

  In this post, we’d like to share a story about gratitude and generosity. It’s a true story and the main character is teletherapist Mindi …

Building a System for Literacy

In a recent post, we discussed the value of using systems to achieve goals. In our last post, we talked about the importance of using …

Reading Instruction Reconsidered

When it comes to teaching kids to read – especially children with dyslexia and other language processing disorders – are we on the right track? …

Systems vs. Goals: Is it time to toss out the resolutions?

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, many of us put the same things on our list year after year: lose weight, exercise more, travel, …

November 27, 2018 in Reading

From all of us at Lexercise: a very happy holiday season!

Over the holidays, families often have a little more time together at home, and we hope that if you have a young reader in your …

November 6, 2018 in Dyslexia, Dyslexia Treatment, Reading

Simplifying the Simple View of Reading

For many parents, and even for some educators, the Simple View of Reading is not so simple. The Simple View of Reading is an academic …