Category Archives: 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 Johanneman …

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 if you have a young reader in your home …

September 26, 2018 in Clinician Articles, dyslexia, reading

In Response to Hard Words

As a speech-language pathologist, I follow carefully both the scientific research and the articles on language learning that appear in the media. Among the latter, …

March 7, 2017 in dyslexia, reading, Uncategorized

My Brain Is A Wordbox? How Your Brain Learns To Read

 “Did you know that a human brain has an area nicknamed “the word box” that is used to help us learn to read?  Have you …