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4 Signs of Reading Difficulty

15 Aug, 2019

It’s only natural for parents to wonder how a child’s reading stacks up next to the child’s peers. This is especially the case when there’s an older sibling or friend in the picture who seems to breeze through the reading process. It is not always clear whether a child has a weakness that needs to…

Available Online: Our Learning Ability Evaluation

8 Aug, 2019

Our success with students starts with our unique Learning Ability Evaluation. We identify the strengths and weaknesses that may be affecting your child’s school performance. Our evaluation includes 10+ standardized measures of reading, spelling, and math.   In a results consultation, we will explain the findings and develop an individualized plan to improve your child’s…

Early Bird Savings | Sign Up Now for Summer Learning

1 Aug, 2019

Summer is a great time to get help with reading, comprehension, or math.    In a matter of weeks, we can make years of change so your child can go back to school with new confidence. Working on crucial skills can also minimize the learning loss that takes place for many students.   Enjoy a…

A Missing Connection for Struggling Readers

25 Jul, 2019

When a student struggles with reading, extra help typically focuses on sounding out words and on spelling rules. Unfortunately, after months of hard work and frustration, many students continue to struggle with year-level text.   Perhaps they can sound out words, but it is slow and labored. They may take so long to sound out…

How to Help Your Child Finish the School Year Strong

18 Jul, 2019

“My teacher hates me!” James exclaimed as he threw his backpack onto the kitchen floor. “She always yells at me for talking or not paying attention, but I am paying attention!”   For parents, it can be disheartening to hear that your child feels disliked or disrespected by his teacher — even if you wonder…

How to Encourage Your Reluctant Reader

11 Jul, 2019

While you’d like your son or daughter to disappear into the land of Narnia or be swept up in a Harry Potter spell while reading, reality may reveal the opposite. In fact, your child might even say, “I hate reading,” and when finally sitting down with a book, emits forlorn cries of “Am I done…

Imagine Better Homework | A Parent Workshop

4 Jul, 2019

If your child has a learning or attention issue, it can be tough to maintain good homework habits. Resolving to “establish a daily routine,” for example, may not affect why it is difficult for a student to complete homework in the first place. They may be missing a crucial step that good students are doing…

Close the Learning Gap with Daily Intensive Instruction

27 Jun, 2019

A bright and articulate eight-year-old, Jacob shifts uncomfortably in his seat when his teacher announces that the class will take turns reading aloud. “Maybe if I ask to go to the bathroom, I’ll miss my turn,” he thinks.   Jacob has an impressive vocabulary, and his teachers frequently tell him how smart he is. But…

Imagine Better Reading Comprehension

20 Jun, 2019

Most reading experts agree on one thing: In order to comprehend what they read, students must have strong decoding skills and adequate oral vocabulary. In other words, a child must be able to accurately decode every word on the page, and know what each word means.   Unfortunately, many students who can decode well and…

Imagine a Love of Reading!

13 Jun, 2019

At Lindamood-Bell, we believe that all individuals can learn how to read to their potential—including those who have a previous diagnosis of dyslexia.   Over the course of nearly three decades, Lindamood-Bell has worked with thousands of individuals. Sitting with a child or an adult who struggles to read a word provides unique insight into…

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