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

IEP Goals for Students with Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD)

IEP Goals for Students with Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD)

Behavior apt to situation and surroundings is a natural manifestation of human intelligence. However, those born with learning disabilities may show the inability to conform to behavioral norms. These children require additional training as a supplement to their basic skills-building curriculum. This additional training emphasizes addressing issues related to non-verbal learning disabilities; building these is … 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

Measurable IEP Goals for Geometry

Measurable IEP Goals for Geometry

It’s hard for a child with learning disorders to match the performance of a regular child. They can’t just study the same curriculum given to the abled kids and if they can, they require a little extra effort than their counterparts. Thus in order to make developmental, behavioral, and social skills better for the differently-abled … Read more

Effective Dyslexia Activities For All Age Groups

Dyslexia Activities

Greetings from the other side. Let’s give you the benefit of the doubt and see how fast and efficiently you can read and transcribe the following passages.  Tiring and exhausting, isn’t it? The above depicts just a chapter in the life of a dyslexic individual.    Currently, we share the earth with approximately  7.8 billion humans … Read more

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

How to develop gross motor skills in preschoolers? If you have a certain gap in your understanding of this topic, we suggest you read this post till the end. For the uninitiated, Gross motor skills are defined as the ability to make movements that involve limbs and torso muscles. A well developed gross motor skill … Read more

5 Important Levels of Phonemic Awareness

5 Important Levels of Phonemic Awareness

We all see small children trying to pick words from family members; that is why a home is called the first school for a child. But, is a child while imitating parents and siblings showing phonemic awareness? The answer is no. A child is admitted to a preschool or is home trained to learn to … Read more

A brief description of WJ IV Tests of Oral Language Subtest

WJ-IV tests of achievement are useful for checking the reading, writing, calculation, reasoning, and overall cognitive abilities of a person. The tests are classified into various batteries that help determine some specific portions of language or reasoning proficiency. Accordingly, these are named as WJ-IV tests of achievement for testing cognitive flexibility, cluster tests for language … Read more

Important types of dyscalculia

Important types of dyscalculia

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON AUG. 10, 2020 Often left undiagnosed behind dyslexia, Dyscalculia is the math’s and mathematical operations’ learning difficulty. This difficulty can stay with person throughout life. A dyscalculic person finds it difficult to recognize and count numbers; also, they cannot do mental math or judge distance or height, or deal with currency … Read more

Are yellow overlays really effective in dyslexia?

Role of yellow overlays on dyslexia

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON JULY 14, 2020 Dyslexia is one of the most common learning disorders in many children. Combating it requires the time and effort of both the child as well as the caretaker. To help these children and their caretakers, many solutions have been proposed. One of the popular and well-known measures include … Read more