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Understood.org Video Chat: Exploring Evaluations with Michael Hart, PhD.

2019-06-26T02:08:19+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia, Dyslexia Support, Videos|

My Understood.org video chat recording is available. This video is great for beginners to learn about psycho educational evaluations. I’m very pleased to be included as a subject matter expert with Understood.org. In this video, I provide basic information regarding a family’s rights regarding getting a child tested, what the evaluation should look like and the benefits [...]

Your Child Restored: The Path From Suffering to Success

2019-06-26T02:11:06+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia, Parents|

Discovering that your child has a learning problem can be very confusing, frustrating and often overwhelming. Many of us, even bright, highly functioning people really struggle with figuring out what to do.  Oftentimes, our first reaction is to reach out to the school for help and support.  For a myriad of reasons, we may find that [...]

Choosing and Implementing Dyslexia Intervention Programs In the Classroom

2019-06-26T14:19:32+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia Support, Parents|

  This two hour webinar on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 10AM CT is a follow up from our previous webinar entitled Dyslexia Screening in Schools: Supporting Our Teachers By Doing it Right! In the first webinar, you learned best practices for both evaluation and implementation of an effective dyslexia screening process in your schools. Now in this webinar we will provide a [...]

The NSA and Dyslexia: A Love Story

2019-06-26T02:17:33+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia, Parents|

  Soon after relocating my learning disabilities (mostly dyslexia) diagnostic practice to Annapolis, Maryland I encountered a bit of a mystery during my family interviews. Fortunately it turned out to be a lovely mystery. In the mid to late 1990’s I had a thriving practice evaluating and diagnosing a wide range of learning issues for kids [...]

Success Stories: Inspiration For All of Us

2019-06-26T14:20:12+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia, Dyslexia Support|

As we enter into a new day, new week, new month, it is my hope that we continue to make great strides in taking care of our children’s minds, hearts and souls as they grapple with learning in school. Seeking inspiration in our lives and in the lives of others is a part of the solution. [...]

Taking Care of Your Heart and Soul–Holiday Reset

2019-06-26T14:19:17+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia, Parents|

As the holidays approach, I decided that I would like to offer some suggestions regarding how you, as a parent, can emotionally prepare for the new year and prepare your kids go back to school. I’ve recently been working with a lot of families whose children are in very difficult situations in their schools. Often times, [...]

What’s Next After We Teach Phonological Processing Skills?

2019-06-26T14:27:59+00:00By |Categories: Creative, Dyslexia|

Note:  No compensation was received for supporting this product. Recently I had the honor of interviewing Lynn Givens, M.Ed.  She is currently a Visiting Professor, School of Teacher Education at Florida State University and the creator of the very detailed reading program entitled Connect to Comprehension. Lynn has been a teacher of struggling readers and a teacher educator [...]

The Power of Speech to Text: A True Story

2019-06-26T14:35:53+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia, Dyslexia Support|

Meet Sean Douglas, the founder and owner of The CodPast, a “fresh, contemporary resource for students and adults with dyslexia. Here’s a quick overview of his story. Growing Up: Had no support for his dyslexia throughout his life including his university years From 12 years old until at least 18 years old he never read a [...]

Executive Function (EF): Dr. Lynn Meltzer’s SMARTS Program Now Online!

2019-06-27T16:03:45+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia, Dyslexia Support|

(Note:  I am not receiving any compensation for this post) Today I’m going to write about something that’s sort of pushed itself to the forefront of my mind lately–but I’ve been really mulling over this issue for quite some time.  As many of you know, developing and mastering executive functioning skills is really a major challenge for [...]

Children with Learning Problems: Empowering Parents

2019-06-27T16:06:20+00:00By |Categories: Dyslexia Support, Parents|

  A woman posted in a forum recently that, as a young graduate student, she wanted to learn more about how to better advocate and communicate with the parents of her students.  Those of us who have been in that position truly understand what a delicate dance it is to empower parents when their children present [...]