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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 …

Spaced Out Practice, Not Spaced-Out Kids!

You’ve probably heard this advice about studying for an exam: Don’t cram. Study a little every day. And get enough sleep!   But reading and …

Creativity and Dyslexia

Dyslexics struggle with reading, writing, and spelling but they often excel in other areas. Many dyslexics gravitate towards to arts and prove to be very …

November 10, 2016 in Dyslexia Facts, Uncategorized

Changes to Federal Disability Law

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a final rule to amend its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations in order to incorporate the …

October 31, 2016 in Uncategorized

AAP Changes Screen Time Recommendations

The American Academy of Pediatrics has lifted their recommended ban on screen time for children under 2 years of age. More importantly, they have researched the effects …

June 27, 2016 in Blog-Posts, Uncategorized

The History of Orton-Gillingham

Their areas of expertise fit like puzzle pieces from the same box, aligned perfectly to create a teaching method that would stand the test of …

Five Must-Read Books for Dyslexics and Their Parents

Everyone needs a role model who shares similar struggles, even if they are fictional characters. The following five books revolve around a dyslexic character who …

The Limits of Reading Accommodations

Why This Meme Shouldn’t Bother You: One day, a bit more than a month after we’d started therapy, I noticed that one of my clients …

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 …

January 23, 2015 in Uncategorized

Happy National Handwriting Day!

When I was in school, I hated handwriting practice.  Being left handed, the way the teacher explained things never made sense.  However, I persevered and …

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

Press Release: Lowcountry Therapy Center presents new Dyslexia Center and Teletherapy Partnership with Lexercise

Lowcountry Therapy Center, a privately owned practice in Bluffton S.C. providing pediatric speech, feeding, occupational, and physical therapy, will be expanding to provide education therapy, including …

December 2, 2013 in Uncategorized

Do You Have Anything In Common with Steven Spielberg?

Steven Spielberg is a household name, an Academy Award winner for Best Director of multiple films, a box office record breaker time after time, and …