Tag Archives: children

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: 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 …

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 …

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 …

November 27, 2018 in Reading

From all of us at Lexercise: a very happy holiday season!

Over the holidays, families often have a little more time together at home, and we hope that if you have a young reader in your …

Can we say “dyslexia”?

  Dyslexia?  “Oh no no. We don’t say that.”   In Part 4 of her Unlocking Dyslexia series on NPR’s All Things Considered,  Gabrielle Emanuel explored the …

How To Get Information “In” – Elaboration Learning Technique

In the past two weeks we’ve discussed the benefits of two kinds of practice:  spaced-out practice and retrieval practice.   This week we are going …

How To Get Information “Out” – Retrieval Practice

Last week we talked about the importance of Spaced Out Practice.  This week we’ll discuss another technique that has shown to improve memory and learning: …

A Guide to Understanding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights has published a new resource guide: Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504of the Rehabilitation …

Learning Methods and Note Taking Skills for Dyslexic Students

Dyslexia has been defined as a neurological disorder that causes difficulties with accurate word reading and spelling.  Listening comprehension is typically a strength, but reading …

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 …

5 Incorrect Labels for Dyslexia

If your child is diagnosed or shows signs of dyslexia, there is a huge possibility that you will hear terms that are completely incorrect to …