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The Imagery-Language Connection for Math

May 27, 2016

  Many young students can tackle addition and subtraction problems using math link cubes with no difficulties. But put away the hands-on manipulatives and their understanding seems to disappear.   Manipulatives are a very helpful visual representation, but math students of all ages need to learn to visualize what numbers mean as well.   Mathematics…

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Today is Red Nose Day!

May 26, 2016

As an organization that believes in the potential of all individuals, Lindamood-Bell is proud to support Red Nose Day. We know that when children’s needs are met, anything is possible.   Because “Red Nose Day is on a mission to lift kids out of poverty and has raised over $1 billion globally in the last…

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More Than Tutoring: Why Intensive Instruction Works

May 20, 2016

Those who are new to Lindamood-Bell instruction may be more familiar with traditional tutoring and programs which are generally conducted 1 to 3 hours a week over the course of months or years. Therefore, recommendations for intensive intervention—4 hours/day and 5 days a week—may be a new concept.   If your child is having difficulty…

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Helping Schools Close the Achievement Gap

May 18, 2016

  Lindamood-Bell’s® research-validated programs address the imagery-language connection that is a silent partner to cognition and literacy, and is often the missing piece in helping students close the achievement gap. Our unique programs can help diverse groups of students learn to read, comprehend, and compute to their potential, including students with minor to severe learning…

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Nanci Bell to present at University of Exeter Medical School, International Conference: The Eye’s Mind: Visual Imagination, Neuroscience and the Humanities

May 17, 2016

‘The Eye’s Mind’ is a study, based out of the University of Exeter, of the neural basis of visual imagination, and the individual differences in the ability to visualize.   A conference exploring the project’s findings will be held May 21-22, 2016. The Eye’s Mind: Visual Imagination, Neuroscience and the Humanities is an international conference…

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Know WHY your child is struggling, and that there IS help – EVALUATION SPECIAL THROUGH JUNE 17!

May 13, 2016

By now, you likely know that summer can be a really great time to address learning needs. Children are out of school, and the pressure of daily schoolwork is lifted.   Today, we received some fantastic results from our student instruction last summer that show us again how the imagery-language foundation can make a big…

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I Hate Reading!: Tips for Helping Your (very) Reluctant Reader

May 6, 2016

  Do you have a child who would rather wash the dishes or help with the laundry than read a book? Do you have to beg and plead with them to sit down and read, whether it’s for school or fun? Maybe they even say they “hate reading.”   It’s hard to know how to…

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Ask Nanci Webinar: May 18

May 4, 2016

Ask Nanci Webinar- Part 2: Join Lindamood-Bell co-founder, Nanci Bell, as she hosts another presentation to answer your questions.

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5 Signs of Reading Difficulty

Apr 29, 2016

  Parents often can see that their child is struggling with reading—especially if there is an older sibling or friend who seemed to, comparatively,  breeze through the process. It is not always so clear,   however, whether a child has a weakness that needs to be checked out, or if reading simply hasn’t “clicked” for them…

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UAB Study White Paper Now Available

Apr 28, 2016

A new white paper released by Lindamood-Bell, “The Science of Improved Language Comprehension: Brain Connectivity and Autism Spectrum Disorder,” summarizes the groundbreaking results of a recent University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) study.   In this study, a group of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) received 10 weeks of intensive instruction utilizing the Visualizing and…

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