IEP Goals for Decoding Multisyllables

IEP Goals for Decoding Multisyllables

Teacher, Butterfly, Table, Pencil, Helicopter – Do you know what is common about these words? Well, these are multisyllable words. If you know the sequence of these multisyllables, you can sound out and spell the words correctly. Hence, decoding multisyllables is one of the necessary elements of speech therapy. It is required for those kids … Read more

Fundamentals of Reading – Importance, Foundational Skills, Components and Strategies

Fundamentals of Reading - Importance, Foundational Skills, Components and Strategies

“My son has passed 7th grade but still struggles to read.” What should I do? I am sure this concern will resonate with many parents out there. Gadgets taking over books have created this situation, largely speaking. Kids remain attracted to gadgets and think that scrolling up and down the screen is a newfound way … Read more

10 Engaging Apps for Phonics Beginners

10 Engaging Apps for Phonics Beginners

A letter is the smallest unit of the English language, and each has a corresponding sound. When you learn to read, you need to learn how to break the words into letter sounds and blend them to produce correct pronunciation. This ability to break words into letter sounds and blend them back stems from phonics … Read more

5 Must-Read Phonics Books for Adults

5 Must Read Phonics Books for Adults

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. ‘Reading the instructions on the exam paper gave me shivers down the spine; I almost forgot everything I knew.’ Have you ever gone through this kind of trauma? If yes, you are facing reading struggles for sure; root cause may be lying … Read more

Free Printable Phonics Worksheets for Adults [PDF]

Free Printable Phonics Worksheets for Adults [PDF]

I have come across several grown-ups who can’t read properly. By properly I mean – with correct pronunciation, word sound, and prosody. They struggle to sound out words correctly, highly accented lingo distort the words further. On a deeper inspection, I realized that the problem lied in the way they were taught words. Earlier, teachers … Read more

IEP Goals for students with significant cognitive disabilities

IEP Goals for students with significant cognitive disabilities

Learning disabilities are not restricted to discomfort with numbers and language only. If you dissect these issues deeply, you will find other co-morbidities working behind the scene too. Difficulty to reason, to comprehend or to ascertain orientation or inability to take care of the self, which is what cognitive disability sum up as, is the … Read more

Top 8 Websites To Learn English from Scratch

Top 8 Websites To Learn English from Scratch

Mandarin is the most spoken language in this world. Surprised why we never thought of learning Mandarin? It is because the language is used only in China and its surrounding areas. Global communication’s success requires a language that has a worldwide presence. And the badge of lingua franca goes to English. With 350 million native … Read more

6 Fun Online Games For Learning Vowels

6 Fun Online Games For Learning Vowels

The process of learning the basics of the English language requires proper guidance. The concepts of vowels and consonants form the nucleus concept about the language. With the changing nature of the world, science and technology, children are getting more and more aversive to the traditional ways of teaching or learning. That is why it … Read more

9 Online Phonics Games For Little Learners

9 Online Phonics Games For Little Learners

Communication is the key to translating your ideas into a string of words that flows from your mind to others. Do you know the main ingredient behind persuasion and influence? It is the art of communication. Therefore a significant chunk of our lives has been spent in “reading and writing” in our schools to develop … Read more

Understanding form discrimination and using occupational theory to cope

Understanding form discrimination and using occupational theory to cope

Form discrimination comes under visual discrimination, in which a child faces problems in identifying or sorting letters, symbols, shapes, or words. The discrimination ability can hinder even with a slight difference in the size of the word, object, or shape. With the form discrimination, orientation changes, but the form remains constant. A child facing form … Read more