Tag Archives: reading difficulty

What Is the Science of Reading?

The science of reading has been a hot topic in education circles lately. Controversy has mostly been related to the different ways people define what …

How to Help a Child with Dyslexia at Home: What Parents Can Do

Many students in the United States today are struggling readers. The U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics evaluates reading comprehension every two …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Gratitude and Appreciation

As we advance into the holiday season, I hope this post finds you and your family safe and healthy. The year has certainly delivered more …

The Best Dyslexia Games Online With Our Lead Artist, Iszzy

Try Our Fun Online Dyslexia Games Here! Thanks to the proliferation of games, films, phones, and other digital media, today’s school-age children are already visually …

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 …

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 …

Bringing the Classroom Home, Part 3: Lindsey Blackburn

In this three-part article, we have been sharing the reflections of Lexercise teletherapists about how online structured literacy intervention and online learning work.  Two weeks …