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New Research on Struggling Readers Published in Nature

3 Dec, 2018

Exciting new research, titled “Rapid and widespread white matter plasticity during an intensive reading intervention”, has been published 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 during 8…

It’s a season for learning!

29 Nov, 2018

  Winter Break can provide some much-needed fun, festivities and family bonding. It’s also the perfect time to maintain learning momentum, tackle an assignment with help, or get some support with a challenging subject. Plus, when you come in for instruction during winter break we have a gift book for you!   Students in our…

The Magic of Summer Learning

29 Nov, 2018

The Right Time Many families are new to using summertime for learning—dreaming only of endless summer days with family and friends. We agree that students, especially those who struggle, do need a break from school. But for many students, three months away from academics can lead to measurable learning loss in skills like reading and…

The Summer Learning Plan for When the Teacher Suggests Reading Help

1 Nov, 2018

Teachers always encourage students to read as much as they can over summer break. But if your last parent-teacher conference came with a specific suggestion—to get reading support during the summer months—you are likely considering one of the following:   1. Reading more with your child, teaching him/her to read yourself 2. Having a “reading…

When Your Reader Struggles: What May Be Missing

20 Sep, 2018

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

It’s not too late! | Your child can have a life-changing summer.

25 Jun, 2018

If school is not always easy for your child, you may have mixed feelings about using summertime for learning. While we all look forward to rest and relaxation, parents of struggling students have an opportunity to use summer to give their child the ultimate gift of learning — to ensure a great next year.  …

Winter Break: The Perfect Time for Learning

1 Jun, 2018

While winter break can provide some much-needed fun and relaxation, it’s also the perfect time to maintain learning momentum or get support with a challenging subject. Our flexible schedule and one-to-one instruction can allow your child to return to school with confidence.   Students in our learning centres experience the magic of learning year-round. Check…

Online Lindamood-Bell Instruction

31 May, 2018

  Online Lindamood-Bell® instruction is located where each child needs to learn. We connect with you from a Lindamood-Bell Learning Centre and our instruction staff work with your student one-to-one. We provide the same quality instruction families experience with us in person.   Our online instruction is a great option for continuing students, as well as…

Increase the Rate of Learning for Your Child: Why Daily Instruction is So Beneficial​

18 May, 2018

Those who are new to Lindamood-Bell may be more familiar with traditional tutoring and accommodations which are conducted over the course of semesters or years. Therefore, our daily instruction, that changes reading or comprehension in a short period of time, may be unfamiliar. An “intensive care” learning environment can be ideal for students who are…

The First Step to Summer Learning | Special Savings!

11 May, 2018

Our success with students starts with our unique Learning Ability Evaluation. We identify strengths and weaknesses that may be affecting performance in reading, comprehension, and math.   Learning Ability Evaluation 10+ standardized measures of reading, comprehension, and math Identification of strengths and weaknesses Online or at one of our locations Consultation to explain findings Learning…

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