Category Archives: Reading

October 3, 2022 in Blog Posts, Dyslexia, Reading

A Better Way to Profile Reading Skills 

In our previous post, we discussed the problems with using “grade level” as a measure of reading proficiency. See What Does Reading on Grade Level …

What Does Reading on Grade Level Mean?

Every week, Lexercise therapists talk with parents who are concerned that their child is reading “below grade level.” In most cases, the child’s teacher has …

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 …

Reading Together Advances Critical Brain Functions

March is officially National Reading Awareness Month. At Lexercise, where every month is reading awareness month, we’re happy to note this public celebration of reading. …

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? …