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Back to School Tips for A Child with Dyslexia

6 Back to School Tips for A Child with Dyslexia The beginning of a new school year is a time of very mixed emotions for many kids. Excitement about a new grade and new experiences blends with feelings of nervousness. For children that struggle…
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The Top Ten Websites for Dyslexia Awareness

Whether you are just beginning your journey to understand dyslexia or looking to find helpful reference tools to spread dyslexia awareness, you need a go-to list.I've spoken with a lot of classroom teachers over the years who really WANT to…
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Getting The Facts About Dyslexia

As an Orton-Gillingham tutor, I find the need to spread dyslexia awareness is ever present. Dyslexia is one of the most common and least understood issues that face learners. There are many myths that surround dyslexia and how best to treat…
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How To Explain Orton-Gillingham to Families

Explaining Orton-Gillingham to FamiliesIt can be a challenge when talking about dyslexia and the parts of an Orton-Gillingham lesson to avoid using a lot of technical language and jargon. Many times, parents seeking tutoring services have been…
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Seven Summer Reading Tips For Struggling Readers

When I think of summer vacation, I have visions of popsicles, playing in the sprinkler, lemonade stands, long summer evenings and lazy days reading in a hammock. As an educator, I know that for struggling readers, reading is often the last thing…
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The Top Ten Books About Dyslexia for Parents and Teachers

Whether you are a parent of a child with dyslexia, an adult that has dyslexia, a tutor or interventionist that works with children with dyslexia or a classroom teacher that has students with dyslexia in your class, there is one thing that we…
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6 Tips for Introducing Dyslexia to Your Child in a Positive Way

6 Tips for Introducing Dyslexia to Your Child in a Positive WayI am so thrilled to have Amy share tips for dyslexia advocacy with you today. Thank you so much Amy, from Mamabearmoms.com for sharing your expertise! When parents…
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Top Five Tips For Communicating With Families of Children With Dyslexia

The Top Five Tips For Communicating With Families of Children With DyslexiaImagine you are a parent who has a meeting with her child’s teacher. Arriving at the school, she arrives in the office five minutes early for the appointment. The secretary…
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5 Success Tips for Dyslexia Advocacy

5 Success Tips for Dyslexia AdvocacyI am so thrilled to have Amy share tips for dyslexia advocacy with you today. Thank you so much Amy, from Mamabearmoms.com for sharing your expertise! If you have a struggling reader, you may be…
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“The only award I’ll ever get is perfect attendance, and I even messed that up.” Why Recognition Really DOES Matter

You might have noticed or read a few stories in the news about offensive awards given out to students with learning challenges lately. A trophy was actually handed out in an assembly to a middle schooler with ADHD that was labeled, "Least…