Tag Archive: student

Oct 14

Why Children Succeed or Fail at Reading

Why Children Succeed or Fail at Reading By: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (1998)   Most children will learn to read, no matter what method is used to teach them. But unless they receive special help, at least 20 percent of them cannot master this simple task that the rest of …

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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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Sep 19

Admit One…The Gift of Reading

The Gift of Reading Event, reading writing connection, dyslexia

The Gift of Reading Have you marked your calendars?   Invited your friends? Co-workers? Family?You are invited to share a wonderful (and very short) event to honor the work of Nancy Naylor and her crusade of almost thirty years to give the gift of reading to EVERY struggling reader! Come hear about the work of the Reading …

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Aug 13

A Pennsylvania Company Supports Our Work

dyslexia

Students at the Reading Writing Connection strengthen their skills by writing in sand.  When we notified the manufacture that their product was helping dyslexic readers they graciously donated the sixteen trays we needed.  Their gift is valued over $400 and they were happy to help.  These trays are typically used for bakery products so they were …

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