Tag Archives: dyslexia treatment program

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 …

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 …

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 …

Learning and Memory-What Works? The Method Depends on the Task

Universities have been offering psychology courses for over 140 years, since the 1870s. You may have even taken one of these courses. Do you remember …

Dyslexia Therapy: Evidence and Emotion

About a year ago, Dr. William O. Young wrote two guest posts for Lexercise on how not to treat dyslexia — Part I and Part …

FAQ Friday: Why does my child forget spelling lessons so quickly?

A child’s struggle to read, write and spell can be baffling and frustrating — to both child and parents. There may be inexplicable highs and lows. …

Dyslexia Treatment – What’s the Truth?

Recap the comments about Five Ways Not to Treat Dyslexia, take a further look at the evidence for these therapies and offer some suggestions to help parents be more critical in their evaluations of dyslexia treatments.

Five Ways Not to Treat Dyslexia | Part 2

Article by ophthalmologist Dr. William O. Young on unproven vision “remedies” for dyslexia.

Five Ways Not to Treat Dyslexia | Part 1

A guest post by William O. Young, MD, in two parts, offering Dr. Young’s candid observations about eye treatments that claim to be effective for dyslexia.