Tag Archives: language processing disorders

Reading Instruction Reconsidered

When it comes to teaching kids to read – especially children with dyslexia and other language processing disorders – are we on the right track? …

What Your Pediatrician Says About Vision Therapy

Pediatricians Caution Parents Not to Waste Money on Vision Therapy Beginning about 5 years ago pediatricians started cautioning parents of kids with reading disorders to …

FAQ Friday: Does Handwriting Matter?

In our recent post about the use of technology, including keyboarding, Beth Sinteff and I touched on the subject of handwriting.       In …

Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda: If only I had known then what I know now

This guest post is by Cheri Rae, founder of The Dyslexia Project in Santa Barbara, California. When my son was in third grade, he had …

September 2, 2011 in Dyslexia and Parenting

International Literacy Day – for readers of all abilities

Thursday, September 8, 2011 is United Nations International Literacy Day (ILD), which underlines the significance of literacy for healthy societies. There are a variety of ways to observe International Literacy Day, from organizing themed readings in local schools and libraries to supporting national and international literacy programs.