Tag Archives: Orton-Gillingham

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: 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 …

December 17, 2021 in Blog Posts

Happy Holidays 2021

A Season of Gratitude

Here at Lexercise, we make a special effort to express gratitude. It takes just a moment to say Thank you, but the benefits can be …

Stress Management 101

In a recent “Best of NPR” newsletter, Christopher Dean Hopkins writes about helping young students cope with unusual conditions as they return to school. He …

Homeschooling’s Surge and Lessons Learned

As we move into another school year, parents everywhere are scrambling for resources and examining the “lessons” of last year’s experience. Whether the local school …

April 23, 2021 in Blog Posts, Dyslexia Treatment

A Better Reader in 8 Weeks?

Swimsuits? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Snacks? Check. Lexercise Summer JOLT? Check. Wait. What was that? If your summer plans—far-flung or close to home—could include a guarantee …

Can Letter Formation Promote Literacy?

January 23 is National Handwriting Day, established in 1977 by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association to encourage people to buy pens and pencils. Today, it …

Creativity Combats School Burnout

The psychological term burnout has been around since the 1970s when it was coined to describe a kind of emotional exhaustion experienced by those in …

How To Help A Child With Dyslexia At Home

Many parents find it difficult to know how to help a child with dyslexia at home. As a result of COVID-19, this challenge has grown …

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 …