Aug 072014
How to Improve Spelling : Overcome Chronic Spelling Problems

How to Improve Spelling: Overcome Your Child’s Chronic Spelling problems Does your child use phonetic spelling even though he’s had YEARS of spelling instruction? Has your child received specific, direct instruction in spelling, but nothing seems to stick? If you’re wondering how to improve spelling, I have some answers for you. This page will explain the research-proven method we used. I’ll tell you why it works, the benefits of using it, then explain HOW to use the method. I had remediated my son’s reading issues due to dyslexia, but after working on spelling for years, he still had difficulty spelling […]

Jul 122013
Language Arts Curriculum Homeschool options

Looking for Language Arts Curriculum Homeschool Options for YOUR Learning Abled Kid? Whether your child has dyslexia, dysgraphia, attention deficit disorder, or any other learning disability, studying reading, writing, grammar and spelling are often a struggle. Finding the RIGHT language arts homeschool curriculum is important for your child’s learning progress. Over the years, there have been a number of language arts curriculum homeschool programs that parents of Learning Abled Kids repeatedly recommend. To help you out, I’ve created pages for each language arts skill area with listings of the programs other parents recommend. I figure our odds of picking the […]

Jul 122013
Dyslexia Spelling Problems : Help at Home to Overcome Dyslexia

Did you know that dyslexia spelling problems are most difficult to overcome? On this page I’ll share programs that are used by parents in the Learning Abled Kids’ Support group as well as tips for helping your child overcome his dyslexia spelling problems. First: A Quick Dyslexia Spelling Training Tip After you’ve just about given up on teaching your child to spell.. There is a proven way to help spelling stick. When I was researching the most effective method for making spelling “stick,” The research showed that a Self-Correction Method For Dyslexia Spelling Problems is THE key to long term spelling […]

Jul 122013
Grammar Lessons - Help Your Child Learn It Without Hating It!

GOOD GRAMMAR Lessons Without Grief In addition to your child learning to express his thoughts in writing, your child needs Grammar lessons. Writing mechanics such as punctuation, spelling, and word usage are important, but I’ve yet to meet a child with learning disabilities who loves his grammar lessons! While there are many programs that teach grammar skills, few programs have multi-sensory grammar lessons. For kids who struggle with print-on-paper learning, learning grammar can be a challenge. Additionally, if your child has Executive Functioning deficits or ADHD, then you may need to address those issues too in order for your child […]

Jul 122013
Vocabulary Curricula for Homeschooling Learning Abled Kids

Does your child have a big vocabulary?  Did you know having a good vocabulary is shown by research to be a critical skill for enabling a child to read? The National Reading Panel has concluded that Vocabulary is one of the critical elements in a child’s ability to read. Having a robust vocabulary will improve a child’s reading decoding skills, reading comprehension level, and his ability to read fluently. Helping a child increase the size of his usable vocabulary cannot be underestimated in its ability to improve a child’s reading level. The words your child knows and can use in […]