Blog Category - Struggling Readers


Orton-Gillingham and Homeschooling

Orton-Gillingham and Homeschooling

You have made the decision to homeschool. Your reason may be to have more influence over your child’s education, or perhaps, because your child has a learning disability such as dyslexia and deserves more special attention. Regardless of your motive to homeschool, the …
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How Can You Tell if Your Child Has Dyslexia?

Here is Reading Horizons Dyslexia Specialist, Shantell Berrett, discussing the signs and symptoms to look for if you are worried that your child or loved one may have dyslexia: To learn more about dyslexia, watch our free dyslexia webinar: “Dyslexia: From Symptoms to Solutions.& …
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How to Make a Book Come Alive for your Child

How to Make a Book Come Alive for your Child

Help your child get lost into a captivating book by becoming a part of it! There are many different reading activities available to help your child foster a love of literature. He can even improve his reading comprehension along the way! These activities are especially …
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Sweet Success with Literacy at the KSL Book Festival

Sweet Success with Literacy at the KSL Book Festival

Last Saturday, Reading Horizons was a vendor at the semi-annual KSL Book Festival sponsored, in part, by Read Today. Our overriding desire was to introduce families to our Lemons for Literacy program and to have a platform to talk about creating super readers and/or …
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6-Week Summer Reading Program for Struggling Readers to Use At Home

6-Week Summer Reading Program for Struggling Readers to Use At Home

Whether you have already bought the Reading Horizons v5 program, or are planning on buying it this summer, you can use this 6-week plan as a schedule for helping your struggling reader finish the program this summer and go back to school at a higher reading level! 6- …
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5 Easy Ways to Keep Kids Reading all Summer

5 Easy Ways to Keep Kids Reading all Summer

Summer is usually a time to relish in the summer sun, frequenting water parks and setting up lemonade stands. With all the fun and excitement that summer brings, how will your child possibly find the time to read? And why would he want to? We have compiled a list of what we believe is …
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What is the Connection Between Dyslexia and Memory?

Here is Reading Horizons Dyslexia Specialist, Shantell Berrett, discussing the impact dyslexia has on memory. Berrett also discusses the best way to respond when a child has a difficult time remembering the tasks they are suppose to complete: To learn more about dyslexia, watch our …
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The Metamorphosis of Reading

The Metamorphosis of Reading

It is so easy to feel frustrated while learning to read. This includes even those children in K-3 who would normally be excited about the prospect of reading all by themselves. This enthusiasm wanes quickly with repeated, unsuccessful attempts at learning to read. So you can imagine how …
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Help a Non-Reading Adult

Help a Non-Reading Adult

Imagine experiencing difficulty reading the newspaper, filling out a job application or reading the instructions on a prescription bottle of medication. An estimated 43 million American adults struggle with these day-to-day events, which fluent readers may easily take for granted. …
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Why is Reading Difficult for Dyslexics?

Most people know that dyslexia makes reading difficult, but not everyone knows why that is. Here is Reading Horizons Dyslexia Specialist, Shantell Berrett, discussing why reading is difficult for dyslexics: To learn more about dyslexia, download Shantell's& …
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