Intervention for Reading

Do You Need Reading Help for Your Student?

Struggling readers are under a lot of stress.  It is important to address the deficit skills as soon as possible and as early in a child’s academic career as possible.  Most children, however, are not identified and treated earlier than third grade.  The truth is that how that child was reading in first grade would have strongly predicted what kind of reading success the student would have as a third grader!

Difficulty learning how to read is often a shock for those eager to learn and for those who love and support them.  Bright, verbal people sometimes experience difficulty learning how to read fluently.  For those of us who never had trouble learning how to read, it is easy to forget how unnatural this process actually is for the human race.


What is dysgraphia?  "Dysgraphia" is a Greek word. The base word "graph" refers both to the hand’s function in writing and to the letters formed by the hand. The prefix "dys" indicates that there is impairment. Graph refers to producing letter forms by hand. The...

Dyslexia Basics

Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. Dyslexia refers to a cluster of symptoms, which result in people having difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading

Symptoms of Dyslexia

Is My Child Dyslexic? Individuals with dyslexia have trouble with reading, writing, spelling and/or math even though they have the ability and have had opportunities to learn. Individuals with dyslexia can learn, but they often need specialized instruction to overcome...