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Feb 16

Dsygraphia – Difficulty Writing

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Quick Facts about Dysgraphia A learning disability which makes writing difficult Believed to result from weak fine motor skills and difficulty remembering sequences Usually results in messy and sometimes illegible hand writing Strategies to improve writing include explicit instruction on forming letters and numbers followed by regular, repetitive practicing and writing aids like pencil grips …

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Jan 27

Informational Meeting for Parents, Students & Potential Instructors

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New Instructor & Parent Information Night. Have you thought about becoming an instructor?  Want to learn more about what we do? Come and learn HOW we are different, WHAT we do and how YOU might be a part of it. Wednesday June 8, 2016 5- 6:30  p.m. at the Reading Writing Connection, 1826 Horton Road, …

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Mar 02

Look Who We Caught Reading!

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March is reading month! With spring just around the corner and March being reading month we have a lot to celebrate here at the Reading Writing Connection.  Here in Michigan it is still snowy and cold so it is great time to snuggle in and read a good book.  To celebrate reading we are hosting …

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Sep 16

Win a FREE Kindle Fire…

What does a Kindle Fire and Mystery Jewelry bags have in common? They both support the gift of reading!  It is that time of year again when the Reading Writing Connection offers “Mystery Jewelry” bags for sale and you can win a brand new Kindle Fire.  What a win – win situation.  When you purchase …

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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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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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Jun 26

Save the Date

The gift of reading, the gift of learning, the gift of a changed life – that’s what the Reading Writing Connection gives every day to struggling students and adults.  Executive Director Nancy Naylor has dedicated her life to giving the gift of reading to hundreds of children and adults over the past twenty-seven years.  As …

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