Creative

Check Out This Cool Visual Dictionary–FREE Online Tool

2019-06-26T00:59:23+00:00By |Categories: Creative, Dyslexia Support|

Hello Everyone: I have a fun one for you today. Lexipedia is a fun, FREE online visual dictionary and thesaurus for you to use.  This is a great tool for anyone… children and adults – dyslexic or not. It is super simple to use! Just plug in any word in the search field and you’ll immediately [...]

Book Review: Dyslexia Advocate by Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley

2019-06-26T01:43:41+00:00By |Categories: Creative, Dyslexia, Dyslexia Support|

Note:  I am in no way being compensated for this review. Book Review:  Dyslexia Advocate–How to Advocate for a Child with Dyslexia within the Public School System Kelli Sandman-Hurley’s book, Dyslexia Advocate, is not a just good book.  It is a very, very good book.   If you’re helping a student who is struggling with dyslexia, [...]

Scrible.com: The Best Research and Writing Digital Tool I’ve Seen

2019-06-26T01:47:24+00:00By |Categories: Creative|

I want to share this recent interview that my friend and colleague Erica Warren, did with the CEO of Scrible, a research and writing digital tool. This is by far the most robust research and writing digital tool for researching and organizing your content for virtually any kind of writing project. It is of particular interest [...]

The Coolness of Online Tutoring

2019-06-26T01:51:35+00:00By |Categories: Creative, Parents|

Just a few years ago I suggested that maybe we could find some online tutoring services for a child I had evaluated. The poor little guy lived in the middle of nowhere. The term “Orton Gillingham” could have been an obscure skin condition for all anybody around him knew. Nonetheless, judging by the response from others [...]

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 [...]

Adult ADHD: Churchill’s Hilarious Description of Learning to Read

2019-06-28T15:26:07+00:00By |Categories: Creative|

We’ve all read a million times that Churchill had either ADHD or dyslexia or both. Whether he actually met the diagnostic criteria is neither here nor there. We do know, however, that he was essentially a holy terror when he was younger. He didn’t get along with either his classmates or his teachers. He couldn’t sit [...]

Reaching out to those who set you on your way

2019-06-28T02:09:27+00:00By |Categories: Creative|

Today I did something I’ve been meaning to do for a long time. When I was a young, completely messed up rudderless kid, my friend’s parents sort of took me in as one of their own.  They fed me a lot, I crashed there a lot, I got tight with their sons.  They made me feel [...]