Auditory Processing Disorder and Dyslexia Learning Disabilities

Hello again.  I have been researching and looking at the connection between Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and dyslexia.  There is a lot of confusion between the two since they have similar symptoms and both deal with how language is processed auditorily by the central …
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Successful Strategies for Dyslexia

Successful Strategies for Dyslexia

If you’ve found yourself here, you have probably already asked yourself, “What strategies can I use at home to help a person with dyslexia symptoms?” One in every five students in the US has a language-based learning disability, of which dyslexia is the most common. …
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Are Colored Lenses an Effective Solution for Dyslexia?

Are Colored Lenses an Effective Solution for Dyslexia?

Despite the many gifts that come along with dyslexia, so do many challenges. As a parent of a dyslexic child you are always looking for ways to better assist your child and minimize the challenges that are associated with dyslexia. One solution that has helped many dyslexics is color- …
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How Often is Dyslexia the Cause of a Child's Reading Problems?

Reading Horizons Dyslexia Specialist, Shantell Berrett, discusses how often dyslexia and other processing disorders are the cause of a child's reading problems: If your child is struggling with reading and isn't receiving the systematic and explicit phonics based instruction he needs …
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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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Does My Child Have a Vision-Related Reading Challenge?

Does My Child Have a Vision-Related Reading Challenge?

By Guest Blogger, Joan Brennan  Very often when exhibiting our reading tools at educational conferences, parents and teachers will ask, “How will I know if my child (or student) has a vision-related reading challenge?”  It is a very good question, one that …
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3 Reasons Your Child Hates to Read

3 Reasons Your Child Hates to Read

Parents often have a hard time understanding why their child doesn’t enjoy reading, especially when it is something they grew up enjoying. However, if you simply let your child go on hating reading, you might miss some of the clues that a bigger problem is going on. Here are three …
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10 Ways Parents Can Grow Their Child's Reading Skills

10 Ways Parents Can Grow Their Child's Reading Skills

One major and important skill that children need for a happy and healthy life is the ability to become a fluent reader.  Reading isn't a skill that develops naturally  – it is a learned ability.  Even though reading may not occur naturally, there are certain …
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