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Dyslexia Treatment and Solutions

Dyslexia Treatment and Solutions

March 21st, 2017 2017-03-22T03:43:43-07:00 2017-03-21T12:00:25-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Best Practices for Dyslexia Treatment, Learning Disabilities, and Reading Problems. Best practices for improving reading skills also improve thinking and writing skills. Attention needs to be given to multiple areas to improve reading skills of those with dyslexia, learning disabilities, or those that have reading problems. Additionally, there is a hierarchy of instruction for improving reading skills. You will want to start with improving phonemic awareness and then incorporate phonics and fluency. As fluency starts to improve, you will add in the vocabulary and comprehension piece.

Learning Disabilities Symptoms in Older Students

Symptoms of Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities in Older Students

October 11th, 2016 2016-10-12T04:39:19-07:00 2016-10-11T12:10:39-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

What are the symptoms of dyslexia or learning disabilities in older students? This is a typical question that comes to my desk almost weekly. Sometimes these are calls from parents of 5th graders. More often than not, these calls are from parents or even principles of kids that are in 6th, 8th or 10th grade. Panic has set in because there is not much time before their kids will be in either middle school, high school, or completing high school. The hope is that it is not too late to do something about it.

dyslexia symptoms, ADHD symptoms

ADHD Symptoms and Dyslexia Symptoms

May 19th, 2015 2015-07-08T19:22:50-07:00 2015-05-19T00:57:57-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

ADHD and Dyslexia share some characteristics so ADHD is sometimes misdiagnosed. Additionally, those with ADHD often also have dyslexia or or learning problems. When you look at the list of ADHD symptoms, you will notice that short attention span and distractibility are on the list. Then look at the list of Dyslexia Symptoms. You will notice symptoms like does your child take too long to do their assigned work and poor listening comprehension. Think about it, if you have a short attention span, it will take you longer to do your work and if you are distractible you will have poor listening comprehension. So we do need to dig a bit further to discern what is really going on.

Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia Symptoms

April 21st, 2015 2015-07-08T19:24:12-07:00 2015-04-21T01:33:07-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia, are broad terms that cover a wide variety of problems with many possible causes, symptoms, treatments, and outcomes.

There are a lot of areas to look at for both learning disabilities and dyslexia, so it can be difficult to diagnose the specific causes. However, the National Institute of Health states that learning disabilities and dyslexia can be divided into three broad categories.

Scotopic Syndrome: Using Colored Overlays for Reading Help

Using Colored Overlays Can Help Overcome Dyslexia Symptoms

November 13th, 2013 2016-05-19T03:17:14-07:00 2013-11-13T19:10:14-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry
To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Today, I want to describe one facet of a two-pronged approach we use to help kids with dyslexia improve their reading and learning skills. We begin by investigating some physical effects that can happen with reading challenges: [...]

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