Category Archives: Schools and Dyslexia

Dyslexia Series on NPR News: Part 2

A new NPR radio series, “Unlocking Dyslexia”, sheds some light on the most common learning disability in America that is still a mystery to most. …

Why Schools Don’t Do Dyslexia Intervention

Unfortunately, the public school system often denies and delays any identification or treatment for dyslexic students. In this post, we will explore the reasons why …

Who is Qualified to Make a Dyslexia Diagnosis?

You may be concerned that your child is dyslexic. But who is qualified to make a dyslexia diagnosis? The school may be telling you one …

September 20, 2016 in Blog-Posts, Schools and Dyslexia

Children Lack Social Skills

Nearly four in five senior primary school staff in the U.K. are worried about their young student’s social skills and speech problems, according to a …

September 19, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts, Schools and Dyslexia

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 …

The Case for Audiobooks

Some people will argue that listening to a book does not have the same benefits as reading it yourself. That is true, but just because …

Unconventional Summer Learning

The summer is drawing to a close and the school year is going to begin again. You don’t want to burn your child out with …

Facilitate Growth From Frustration

Mistakes can cause frustration for your child, but they can also be used to teach your child to process frustration in a healthy way. It …

Accommodations vs. Modifications

If your child is having trouble in school, the administration may speak to you about providing them with accommodation or modification services. Accommodation changes how …

Dyslexics Need Deep Instruction

Deep vs. Surface Instruction Is your child getting deep or surface reading and spelling instruction?  How can you tell and does it matter? In the …

Combating Summer Learning Loss

It’s nearing the end of the school year and grades are coming in. No matter what, you are proud of your child, but their education …

Teaching Dyslexic Students: A Guide

Unfortunately, public school educators are usually overwhelmed with the amount of children in their class so they cannot take the time to alter their techniques …