Tag Archives: books

Are Dyslexia Fonts Helpful?

We don’t know yet. They may be, but they also may not. There are some sites that will let you download them for free but …

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 …

Metacognition Creates Independent Learners

  Metacognition is the awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes– there are three ways of going about this. But unfortunately, public schools usually only …

Helpful Homework Tips

Homework time has the potential to be a stress-free daily activity to share with your child. It does not have to be the tedious task …

The Simple View of Reading

It seems as though there is a plethora of reading problems one could be affected by, but through extensive research, Wesley Hoover who wrote the …

Alternatives to Independent Reading

Reading is essential for all students to grow academically, but is especially important to dyslexics. However, dyslexics’ difficulties often discourage them to pick up a book …

How to help kids develop a life-long passion for reading

As summer is approaching, now is a great time to think of how you can get your child engaged in reading during summer break. Some …

December 4, 2012 in Clinician Articles

Reading Aloud with Your Child: Making the Most of Every Word

If you read my posts with any regularity, my passion for reading aloud will come as no surprise to you. Whether or not your child …

June 18, 2012 in Blog Posts, Dyslexia

Dyslexia: Turning to the Experts for Resources

One of the online dyslexia resources at the top of my list is the website of The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity. Founded by …

December 19, 2011 in Blog Posts, Reading

Last-minute shopping

A collection of books priced under $10 for kids who are in the process of growing their language skills.

November 10, 2011 in Reading

The Reach Out and Read Program

Reach Out and Read: When children (as young as six months!) visit their pediatrician, they receive a free book and parents are encouraged to read the book aloud with their child. You might call it “a prescription for reading” – just what the doctor ordered!