Category Archive: Dyslexia

Jun 17

What is summer learning loss…and how to avoid it.

When parents think of summer vacation they picture lazy days at the lake, trips with the family, fun activities and more, but they rarely think of “summer learning loss”.  While children certainly need the break from school they don’t need the learning loss that occurs.  So what is summer learning loss? Summer learning loss is …

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May 21

New look, same great service…

Did you know that we recently revamped our logo? Our board members all come with talents, skills and expertise but one of them does graphic design!  Board member, Courtney Boatin, owner of Outlet Graphic Design, was asked to create a new logo for our organization and this was the chosen design.  Drive by to see our …

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Apr 08

Why traditional methods might be working for your child

PIPER OTTERBEIN: ‘They were just drilling things into me that were never going to stick. Actor Henry Winkler was told he was stupid. A teacher labeled Dan Malloy, the future governor of Connecticut, “mentally retarded.” Delos Cosgrove recalls “hanging on by my fingernails” in high school and college before becoming a thoracic surgeon and the …

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Feb 05

Tips to help you take exams

Exams bring out the worst in all of us but especially if you are Dyslexic. Here are a few tips to make it  easier for you. Before you do the exam you need to revise. Revise little but often. When you start, first look through the paper and do the easiest question first, then do …

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Dec 05

And the lucky winner is….drumroll please…

Our students!   For those of you who purchased a mystery bag of jewelry for the Reading Writing Connection you gave the gift of reading to a deserving child.  You also received a piece of jewelry and a chance to win a beautiful lemon quartz necklace donated by DuPuis Jeweler.  Some were very pleased with the …

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Nov 06

For Some Children A Volunteer is Not Enough

For a lot of children they will learn to read without any struggle.  For others the encouragement and time of a caring teacher or adult will improve their reading skills.  But for one out of every five children – they need specialized instruction.  They are dyslexic.  Many teachers and parents are not fully aware of …

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Oct 24

You Can Change a Life – Give the Gift of Reading

If you missed our wonderful event to honor Nancy Naylor and her commitment to our community, our children and our future – you can still give the gift of reading to a deserving child.   Visit these local business who are partnering with us to change the life of a child, our community and our future: Prime …

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