Literacy Development Efforts in New York Public Library System

Sometimes we get calls from people asking where they can access our reading program in a public setting. It happened that one of the calls was from the Bronx yesterday, and I told her about the New York Public Library System endorsing and using our program. Here is an email from Ken …
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3 Tips to Help Your Child Transfer Decoding Skills to Written Text

3 Tips to Help Your Child Transfer Decoding Skills to Written Text

Recently I have been traveling to schools that are using our program and training teachers on how to help their students transfer the decoding skills they are learning to context reading.  It is becoming more and more evident that students who go through a …
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Reading Success Stories

This morning I spoke with a woman who asked about testimonials before then calling back and ordering. Here is the link for those interesting reading success stories. I'm sure it's encouraging to hear people who've struggled with something like dsylexia and already found this life-changing …
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Overcoming Learning Disabilities Brings Wide-Eyed Wonder

The other day a caller expressed her delight at watching a child with special needs, (one she helps with our reading program each day), approach the word-plastered classroom wall and touch all over it with understanding for the first time that the words actually could speak to him. The …
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Landmark days for our Reading Programs

Over the weekend a new website was launched for www.readinghorizons.com, (sister site to athome.readinghorizons.com). The exciting news precedes by a month the coming release of version 5 of our reading program for commercial use for ages 10-adults. Eventually within the next year this …
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Giving the Gift of Literacy

I've learned of a customer from Georgia who just purchased five of our software programs to give as gifts to families she knew in her church congregation who very much wanted and needed help with reading skills. Those will be far-reaching gifts. Some people are such an inspiration!
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Solution for Struggling Readers is Reading Programs

It continually amazes me the differences in financial situations of people who call in for help each day. Sometimes there is mention of the many thousands of dollars they've invested in private schools that still don't know how to solve the problem of dyslexia. Other times it's the many …
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Reading Activities

Last week I enjoyed speaking with a homeschooling mom in Quebec, Canada. Her English was great, though she did easily slip into French without intending to. It has been a long time since my jr. high school French classes, but coincidently, the week before I had been listening to "Les …
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Learn to Read with Systematic and Explicit Phonics

I feel I've had my eyes opened to something this week--- to see more clearly why controversy exists in the minds of some people about whether phonics or whether whole-word reading programs are chosen. Because of all the research done now, especially about INTENSIVE phonics, I've found it …
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Mothers and Reading Activities - Open Wide the World of Learning

Over the holidays our family went to see the movie " The Blindside", and we have since recommended it to others. Early on in the show I suspected that the plot's main struggle was going to be an inablility to read, but not so. Actually, the main character could read but didn't grasp why …
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