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Our Approach

At Lindamood-Bell, we DREAM BIG for learning.

We believe, passionately, that all children and adults can be taught to read, comprehend, and do math to their potential.

 

We identify strengths and weaknesses that may be affecting school performance. Our instruction is based on an individual’s learning needs.

 

Some students come to us with previous diagnoses such as dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, or general learning challenges—and we make a difference for each of them.

 

Some students seek our help to enhance their skills or to just make learning easier—and we do.

Our Approach

NANCI BELL co-founder of Lindamood-bell

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Our approach to learning is global, balanced, and interactive.

Lindamood-Bell has pioneered programs to develop the sensory-cognitive processes that underlie reading and comprehension.

Our experience, our quality of instruction, our commitment to ongoing research and development, and our passion to constantly expand the implementation and success of our instructional programs are at the root of our success.

We remain committed to making a difference in the lives of the children and adults we are fortunate enough to serve.

Most sincerely,

Our instruction is based on
an individual’s learning needs.

We work with thousands of individuals.

Sitting with a child or an adult who struggles to read a word or comprehend a paragraph provides unique insight into the learning process.

We develop the skills that underlie reading & comprehension.

Research-Validated Programs

Lindamood-Bell utilizes unique programs, authored by our co-founders.

Traditional reading and tutoring programs focus on content instruction. Lindamood-Bell programs focus on the sensory-cognitive processing necessary for reading and comprehension.

Lindamood-Bell is the only official provider endorsed by the authors of these programs and offers the highest level of instructional quality and fidelity.

Seeing Stars: Symbol Imagery for Phonological and Orthographic Processing in Reading and Spelling (SI)
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Visualizing and Verbalizing for Language Comprehension and Thinking (V/V)
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Talkies: Visualizing and Verbalizing for Oral Language Comprehension and Expression (Talkies)
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Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® Program for Reading, Spelling, and Speech (LiPS)
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On Cloud Nine: Visualizing and Verbalizing for Math (OCN)
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Imagery and the Language Processing Spectrum

Can’t read words but can comprehend -- weak symbol imagery

Symptoms of symbol imagery weakness

  • Weak word attack skills
  • Weak word recognition skills
  • Difficulty learning and retaining sight words
  • Weak phonological spelling skills
    ( optnrty for opportunity )
  • Weak orthographic spelling skills ( opertunity for opportunity )
  • Difficulty reading fluently in context
  • Difficulty monitoring, self-correcting reading & spelling errors
  • Slow and laborious decoding skills
  • May be labeled dyslexic

 

Can’t comprehend but can read words -- weak concept imagery

Symptoms of concept imagery weakness

  • Weak reading comprehension
  • Weak listening comprehension
  • Difficulty with critical thinking and problem solving
  • Difficulty following directions
  • Difficulty expressing language orally
  • Weak written expression
  • Difficulty grasping humor
  • Difficulty interpreting social situations
  • Difficulty with cause and effect
  • Weak attention and focus
  • Difficulty with mental mapping
  • Difficulty responding to a communicating world

Our Solution

The research-validated programs we utilize develop the imagery-language foundation necessary for reading, comprehension, and math.

What letters do you see?
Direct stimulation of symbol imagery improves reading and spelling.
What do those words make
you picture?
Direct stimulation of concept imagery improves language comprehension and thinking.
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Learn about Women in History with a free lesson packet from 
Gander Publishing! Enjoy Visualizing and Verbalizing(V/V) stories and activities designed to develop imagery as a basis for comprehension and critical thinking. 
Use with V/V or any curriculum. Free download at the link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial
"They took a child that didn't want to read at all and created, in a short period of time, a child who was coming to me and ASKING to read." 🎯
Watch the entire testimonial at the link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial.
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Does your child struggle with reading? We can help.
Lindamood-Bell has been teaching students of all ages for 35 years— 
And, our evidence-based instruction has been offered both in-person & live, online since 2015. Get info!
“They know how to teach my brain!” 🙌 
This family's entire testimonial is at the link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial
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At Lindamood-Bell Academy, we develop the sensory-cognitive foundation for language & literacy skills, critical thinking, and math.
The learning needs of each student are addressed so they are ready to tackle curriculum. Live, online or safe, in-person where allowed. 
Students ages 5-18 can start now or enroll for 2021-22!
Lindamood-Bell Academy is a unique, K-12 private school. We develop the imagery-language foundation to help students succeed. 
The learning needs of each student are addressed so they are ready to tackle curriculum. Enroll now for 2021-22 and receive the first month FREE. 
Offer applies to our standard, full-time tuition packages. Details and info at the link in our profile, @lindamoodbellofficial.
Educators, Lindamood-Bell can help you recover learning loss in reading, comprehension, and math. 
Now scheduling for Spring and Summer:
Level 1 In-service Workshops for Teachers!
Learn unique sensory-cognitive programs by our founders. And help your students get back on track. Get info at the link in our bio, @lindamoodbellofficial.
Celebrate black Americans with a free Visualizing and Verbalizing Lesson Packet from Gander Publishing! The stories and activities include imagery questions to develop comprehension and thinking skills. Use with V/V or any curriculum! Free download at the link in our bio, @lindamoodbellofficial.
"This school has changed my whole life." 🌟
This family's entire testimonial is at the link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial
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At Lindamood-Bell Academy, we develop the imagery-language foundation to help students succeed in academics. The learning needs of each student are addressed so they are ready to tackle curriculum. And start LOVING school! Live, online with our engaged instructors, or safely in-person where available.
As schools wrap up an unprecedented academic year, planning is underway for learning loss recovery. 
A panel of teachers from around the US will join us to discuss how their schools are preparing to get students caught up—using Summer School sessions that feature intensive literacy intervention. 
Get details and sign up at the link in our profile, @lindamoodbellofficial
"It felt amazing. I could read!"🤸
A mom of two bright children with dyslexia describes their experience at Lindamood-Bell. Her son, now in fourth grade, tells us what reading was like for him before and after instruction, and all the ways he is using his new skills. Watch the entire testimonial at the link in our bio, @lindamoodbellofficial
There's more to this family's story. For the entire testimonial, follow the link in our bio, @lindamoodbellofficial 
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Imagine your student thriving at Lindamood-Bell Academy! Our private K-12 school combines evidence-based instruction with a personalized curriculum to help close the gap between potential and performance. Live, online or safe in-person, by location. Options for all students including ADHD, and dyslexia. Get info!
This family’s experience sheds light on common myths about learning to read. 
The entire testimonial is at the link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial
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We've been helping students learn to read for 35 years! And, since 2015 our instruction has been offered both In Person & Live Online. 
Our innovative approach is engaging and effective at home or at our learning center. Get info for your child!
This bright student with dyslexia learned to love reading at Lindamood-Bell. 
Watch the family's entire testimonial at the link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial
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Get info about learning center instruction.
Live, online (since 2015!) or safe, in-center by location.
This seventh grader was over two years behind in reading skills when we met him. It's no wonder he was struggling to keep up. At Lindamood-Bell Academy, the learning needs of each student are addressed so they are ready to tackle curriculum. And start LOVING school!
The family's entire testimonial is at the link in bio, @lindamoodbellofficial
Join us in celebration of Black History Month. Link in our bio, @lindamoodbellofficial to this excellent  resource from @commonsenseorg honoring Black lives and stories.
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Start off Black History Month with this collection of movies, TV shows, and books that includes something for kids of all ages. Watch our story ⬆️⬆️ for our picks.
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