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3 More Easy Ways to Overcome Learning Loss

Worried about learning loss in your child during this summer break? While it’s true that learning loss can affect all children who take an extended …

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 …

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 …

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 …

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

Free Dyslexia Screener for Schools, A Customer Review

Last March, Lexercise proudly launched a free screening tool to help educators identify kindergarten and 1st grade students at risk for dyslexia. This free, online …

August 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

Does TV Shut Out Reading?

With school starting back, now is a great time to kick bad habits and start the school year with new and enriching ones. One way …

May 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Writing Competence: A Necessity for the 21st Century Workplace

I recently read a fascinating white paper by Steve Graham, Ed. D., titled “It All Starts Here: Fixing Our National Writing Crisis from the Foundation,” …

April 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

One Year with Lexercise

In today’s post, Lexercise Clinical Educator Scott Tiernan interviews the mother of one of his clients about their year with Lexercise. Over to Scott…. Last …