Tag Archives: diagnose dyslexia

Right-Brain, Left-Brain is a Myth

Some sources will say that personality and learning style differ according to what side of your brain is dominant– well that is a myth. This …

Building the Literacy Staircase

A pattern of hard work followed by disappointing results and limited progress can naturally lead struggling readers and writers to the conclusion that they “just …

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 …

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 …

Teachers Aren’t Taught Learning Disabilities

Fifteen percent of Mississippi children didn’t pass the state’s reading test by third grade. Though, Mississippi is not the only state with reading scores lower than …

Schools Cater to Average Intelligence

Our society bases so much on “the average”– especially education. But, what if the needs of the average student are not synonymous with the needs …

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 …

The Importance of Structured Literacy

Twenty percent of school-aged children have dyslexia. Unfortunately, this disorder often goes unidentified, misdiagnosed, or even ignored by the public school system. As a result, …

Dyslexia Benefits in the Workplace

Many regard dyslexia as a disability, however, learning disability experts Brock and Fernette Eide present an argument that dyslexia is simply an alternative way that …

Harnessing Stress for Student Success

Unfortunately, stress will always be a part of a student’s life– even more so when the student has a reading disability. But, what if your …

Positive Ways to Correct Your Child

Dyslexia is a frustrating and confusing disorder for children to deal with during the formative school years. They may develop some confidence issues, issues that …

How to Explain Your Child’s Dyslexia Diagnosis

 When your child is diagnosed with dyslexia, you may be at a loss for words– especially when it comes to communicating this to them. You …