8 Fun Reading Books For Preschoolers

8 Fun Reading Books For Pre-Schoolers

The first five years of a child’s life are critical. It is during this time that 90% of brain development takes place. Thus, it’s essential to habituate them to activities that add to their growth. Reading can be a beneficial ritual, and starting early is always a good thing.  Importance of reading for a toddler … Read more

Benefits Of Stem Education In Elementary School

Benefits Of Stem Education In Elementary School

With the rise of new teaching patterns in schools along with modernization in technology, STEM education has become more indispensable than ever. Many educators and institutions are leaning towards this idea of teaching as this helps students by promoting critical thinking, problem-solving, and much more. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This teaching … Read more

List Of IEP Goals For Reading Fluency

List Of IEP Goals For Reading Fluency

Reading is a basic step to attain language literacy. But, it may prove to be an uphill task for starters with reading difficulties. With the introduction of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the parents and students suffering from learning disorders found solutions for meeting academic objectives. Schools started taking special education initiatives seriously and now … Read more

5 Helpful Accommodations For College Students With Learning Disabilities

5 Helpful Accommodations For College Students With Learning Disabilities

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 opened the floodgates for inclusive education for children with learning disabilities at the high school level. It helped many of them fulfill their dreams of pursuing higher education at the college level. However, the continuance of certain accommodations and the addition of others at the college level … Read more

List Of 504 Plan Accommodations That Can Be Opted For Dyslexia

List Of 504 Plan Accommodations That Can Be Opted For Dyslexia

Sir Einstein, Pierre Curie, and Galileo Galilei are a few among many examples of persons with dyslexia who have broken the glass ceiling created by learning disabilities and carved their names in history. However, far greater is the number of the unknown talents and potentials that were marginalized and not allowed to shine because of … Read more

Dyscalculia and Reading The Clock: How to manage?

Dyscalculia and Reading The Clock: How to manage?

What time is it?  If you have an analog clock in sight, it will probably take you a millisecond to answer that. But a passing gaze to read the clock is a mundane, simple day job that may be an uphill task for some people. Dyscalculia or Mathematics dyslexia is a condition where the person … Read more

What is Surface Dyslexia: Its Signs, Examples, and Management Strategies

What is Surface Dyslexia: its Signs, Examples, and Management Strategies

REVIEWED BY  NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON JULY 27, 2021 If people find it difficult to tell words that are not voiced out as they are spelled, it is the sign of surface dyslexia. For example, the words like island, honor, bought, Right, etc, are words that differ in grapheme and phoneme. Hence, this disorder is … Read more

Top 6 Story-Based Reading Books with Dyslexia Friendly Fonts

Top 6 Story-Based Reading Books with Dyslexia Friendly Fonts

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. The difficulty to read and write is one of the common signs of dyslexia; you all know it very well now! But, what you must know is that Dyslexia is not the end of your academic road. Dyslexics do find ways to … Read more

Dyslexia in Adult Relationships: What to expect?

Dyslexia in Adult Relationships: What to expect?

REVIEWED BY  NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON JULY 10, 2021 “Will I be able to get into relationships just like anyone else?” It is quite a valid question to ask especially when you feel there is something special about yourself. Growing up with learning disorders does affect the confidence level in adults. Problems caused by dyslexia … Read more

Is Orton-Gillingham Training Approach Worth It?

Is Orton-Gillingham Training Approach Worth It?

Teachers who have hands-on experience imparting training under the Orton Gillingham approach roughly estimate that even severely dyslexic students (including those suffering from ADHD), gain one grade level in reading within 75-100 hours’ worth of sessions. That can boil down to two hours of the child’s time for a month and a half. This seems … Read more