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How Does Orton-Gillingham Treat Dyslexia

If you have been exploring ways to help your child with dyslexia or other reading difficulties, you have probably heard the term “Orton-Gillingham.” So what …

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: Emergent Literacy

Emergent Literacy Skills The goal of literacy, like language itself, is communication. In our previous post, we introduced comprehensible input – the way, through a …

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 …

Making a Case for Practice

Perhaps you’ve had this experience: you decide to learn a new skill. Let’s use bread-baking as an example, but it could easily be a foreign …

Closing the Gap

With schools continuing in lockdown and students turning to online learning, we have been hearing something surprising from some of our Lexercise therapists. They have …

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 …

Best Practices for Dyslexia Diagnosis and Treatment

  When parents notice that their child is having difficulty with reading, writing, speaking, or understanding language, they typically turn to the child’s teachers, other …

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 …

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules For A Special Education Student

In a ground-breaking decision the Supreme Court last week ruled that school districts must give students with disabilities an opportunity to make “appropriately ambitious” academic progress. For …

Help for Struggling Learners: Styles versus Strategies

Children are often asked to complete various tests in schools that will help determine their “learning style”.  These tests categorize children as “visual” learners or  …

Defining Dyslexia

For all of us who are affected by dyslexia, it is important to stay up-to-date with regard to how dyslexia is defined, understood, and perceived. …