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[Podcast Episode] Ray Waterhouse, Lindamood-Bell Learning Center Student and Parent

18 Oct, 2018

Ray Waterhouse, Lindamood-Bell Learning Center student and parent, is a successful rancher and law school graduate. He joined us from Sydney, Australia to give us his inspiring take on growing up with dyslexia.  

Dyslexia Awareness Month: Resources

2 Oct, 2018

  “We believe that all individuals can be taught to read to their potential—including those with a previous diagnosis of dyslexia.” – Nanci Bell     Lindamood-Bell students and their families talk about their dyslexia diagnosis, and describe how their reading ability has changed. This video includes information about a recent independent study examining the…

New Hope for Individuals with Dyslexia

28 Sep, 2018

For Dyslexia Awareness Month, we are sharing our belief that all individuals can be taught to read to their potential—including those who have a previous diagnosis of dyslexia.     Is Dyslexia Permanent? Exciting new research, titled “Rapid and widespread white matter plasticity during an intensive reading intervention,” was recently published in the journal Nature…

Research Roundup | Students with Dyslexia

3 Aug, 2018

  “We are committed to the ongoing analysis of our program efficacy and have the research to prove it.”  -Nanci Bell, co-founder   Lindamood-Bell has been involved with research for over 30 years. We actively take part in peer-reviewed studies of our programs and instruction and monitor student results at our learning centers and school…

New Research on Struggling Readers Published in Nature

15 Jun, 2018

Exciting new research, titled “Rapid and widespread white matter plasticity during an intensive reading intervention”, has been published this month in the journal Nature.   The study, from the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington (UW), examined growth in reading skills and white matter in school-aged, struggling readers. Diffusion MRI data collected…

Get the Connection: Real Help for Your Students with Dyslexia

22 Jan, 2018

When a student has been diagnosed with dyslexia, extra help typically focuses on phonics, or sounding out words, and spelling rules. Unfortunately, many students, even those who have had years of extra help, continue to struggle.   Perhaps they sound out a word eventually—but it is slow and labored. They may take so long to…

Research Roundup | Students with Dyslexia

27 Oct, 2017

  “We are committed to the ongoing analysis of our program efficacy and have the research to prove it.”  -Nanci Bell, co-founder   Lindamood-Bell has been involved with research for over 30 years. We actively take part in peer-reviewed studies of our programs and instruction and monitor student results at our learning centers and school…

NPR Series Unlocking Dyslexia features Lindamood-Bell

18 Oct, 2017

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It   In Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It the reporter, who was a student at Lindamood-Bell as a child, visits our Washington, DC Learning Center to interview our staff and students. CLICK HERE for the NPR story. How Science Is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain   The second part of  NPR’s Unlocking Dyslexia…

“Will he ever learn to love reading?” | Frequently Asked Questions from Parents of Children with Dyslexia

6 Oct, 2017

For Dyslexia Awareness Month we are sharing our belief that all individuals can be taught 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…

Lindamood-Bell Academy: Students who Struggle with Reading

23 Mar, 2017

Despite having extensive phonics instruction, some students may still struggle to become fluent readers. They may have to sound out a new word every time they see it or have difficulty understanding what they’ve read because they are unable to read fluently and accurately. This may be due to a weakness in symbol imagery, which…

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