Types Of Assistive Technology For Reading Difficulties

Assistive Technology for Reading

Dyslexia interferes with the ability to recognize and form letters. It reflects poor reading and writing skills. Previously, when the term was not known all those people who could not read or write were branded academically poor. But, there were several innovators and creative geniuses like Einstein, Picasso, who showed that the inability to read … Read more

7 Best Orton Gillingham Based Reading Programs

Orton Gillingham based reading programs

Isn’t it exceptional for a child with learning disabilities to get a specialized approach to cope with peers? A good deal of educators believes and strive for finer instruction techniques for them by bringing neuroscientific information and principles of remediation together.   Even if compromised neurologically, learners can now keep up with their learning persuasively. To … Read more

9 Fun Fluency Activities for 3rd Grade Students

Fluency games & activities

It is rightly said that when children are fluent, they begin to take flight into a whole new world effortlessly- just like young birds to the sky. As students progress, their reading ability should be adorned with the ability to infer. The reading potential of students starts to take off during this time which makes … Read more

Important Strategies For Improving Reading Retention Skills

Important Strategies For Improving Reading Retention Skills

“Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” This statement by a visionary from the past shows the importance of mindful reading. If your heart is in it, and it provokes your thoughts, you are bound to go back time and again to what you read. However, when the textual content is a bit technical … Read more

Does Dyscalculia Affect Reading And Writing? Sieving through the reality and myths

Does Dyscalculia Affect Reading And Writing?

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON OCT 02, 2021 Yes, Dyscalculia may affect reading and writing to a certain extent. Dyscalculia is a learning developmental disorder that is known to cause difficulty in comprehending arithmetic, resulting in a deficit in mathematical abilities. However, it may also result in other learning developmental issues. Reading and writing disabilities … Read more

8 Fun Reading Books For Preschoolers

Reading Books For Pre-Schoolers

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. 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 … Read more

Top 6 Story-Based Reading Books with Dyslexia Friendly Fonts

Top 6 Dyslexia Friendly Reading Books

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

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

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