Jun 092014
 
Online, Interactive Reading Games and Programs

If your child doesn’t yet read or hates reading, practicing reading skills can help build your child’s reading fluency. What are you to do if your child doesn’t even want to practice? Interactive, game-like reading programs can engage learners where they might otherwise be reluctant to practice their reading skills.  Whether a child has ADHD, [...]

Jun 042014
 

We’ve known for decades: Orton Gillingham Reading Programs can teach children with dyslexia to read: If your child has been diagnosed (officially) with dyslexia by a qualified neuropsychologist, psychologist, or psychoeducational evaluator, then you will probably need to find and use an Orton-Gillingham reading program to teach your child how to read well. The Orton-Gillingham [...]

Dec 022013
 
Our Third Year of Overcoming Dyslexia through Homeschooling

My oldest child’s reading level jumped 3+ grade levels, from a 10th grade equivalent to a 13+ grade equivalent (college level) during our third year of homeschooling to overcome dyslexia. Here are the programs and instruction we used during our third year of homeschooling: OUR THIRD YEAR: We used Earobics daily throughout our summer following [...]

Dec 022013
 
Our First Year of Overcoming Dyslexia through Homeschooling

My oldest child’s reading level jumped 6 grade levels in our first year of homeschooling to overcome dyslexia. Here is what our homeschooling program looked like during our first year: OUR FIRST YEAR: We used Lexia Learning’s Strategies for Older Students daily for approximately 20 minutes each day. Lexia’s program is an online Orton-Gillingham reading [...]

Dec 022013
 
Our Second Year of Overcoming Dyslexia through Homeschooling

During our second year of homeschooling to overcome dyslexia, my oldest child’s reading level jumped 4 grade levels from a sixth grade equivalent to a 10th grade equivalent. Here are the programs and methods we used during our second year of homeschooling: OUR SECOND YEAR: For our second year, we used Sonlight’s “Non-Western Nations of [...]

Jul 102013
 
S.P.I.R.E. Orton-Gillingham Reading Program for Dyslexia - Review

If you’re searching  for a quality Orton-Gillingham based reading program for helping your child overcome dyslexia, the S.P.I.R.E. Reading Program is worth your consideration. There are several aspects of  S.P.I.R.E. you may find helpful in providing reading instruction to your child.  It may be the perfect program for both you and your child. The S.P.I.R.E. [...]

Jul 102013
 
Scientifically Proven Orton-Gillingham Reading Programs to Overcome Dyslexia

What programs work for teaching a child with dyslexia who is struggling to learn to read? Whether your child has been diagnosed with dyslexia or not, there are proven reading programs for teaching children who struggle with reading. The programs below are ones I’ve listed because they are based upon proven research showing effectiveness in [...]