Jun 092014
 
Online, Interactive Reading Games and Programs: Great for Kids with Dyslexia

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

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 designed as a curriculum for teaching your child how to [...]

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 [...]

Dec 022013
 
Orton-Gillingham Training is Key for Overcoming Your Child's Dyslexia

Do you feel helpless because your child is NOT making progress in learning to read? Has your been diagnosed with dyslexia or a specific reading disability? If either of the above are true, as a parent, you CAN do something to help your child progress educationally. It is essential for you you understand HOW your [...]

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

If you’re searching  for a quality Orton-Gillingham based reading program for helping your child overcome dyslexia, the SPIRE 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. The SPIRE Reading program was introduced to me during my Orton-Gillingham training. As a [...]

Jul 102013
 
Scientifically Proven Orton-Gillingham Reading Programs for Dyslexia

These reading programs for dyslexia are shown by research to work! Whether  or not your child has been diagnosed with dyslexia, there are proven dyslexia reading programs for teaching children who have dyslexia or learning disabilities how to read. The programs below are listed because they are based upon proven research showing their effectiveness in teaching children [...]