A mother of a former non-reading dyslexic grade 3 posts from Wisconsin

Recommendations to the Congressional Science, Space and Technology Committee

The following is taken from the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity website: dyslexia.yale.edu In response to the many who have asked, below are the Recommendations made to the Congressional Science, Space and Technology Committee on September 18, 2014. I am optimistic, once this committee is aware of the strong science of dyslexia, educators will want to align Read more …

A mother of a dyslexic writes from Pennsylvania.

“After our daughter had a diagnosis for dyslexia, we were desperate for help. Another parent referred us to Online Reading Tutor. Although she has not completed her training, after three months we have seen a change in her personality. She now believes in herself and realizes she is smart, but learns differently than most kids. Read more …

Online Reading Tutor’s New Dyslexia Screener App

Online Reading Tutor has released a free Dyslexia Screener App. Try our free Dyslexia Screener App today to find out in under 10 minutes if you or your child is at risk of having reading disability. You may  click on one of the following links: Online Reading Tutor App for iPhones and iPads (iTunes) Online Reading Read more …

A Relieved Mother Thanks Online Reading Tutor.

“When our daughter was in grade 7 we were really worried that she would struggle in grade 9. Thanks to Online Reading Tutor she is flourishing in high school.” ~ Karen Hynes, Ontario.

“Our son’s reading was holding him back.”

“You Wouldn’t Wish Dyslexia On Your Child, Or Would You?”

I read a good book this weekend by Malcolm Gladwell called David and Goliath.  He wrote about individuals who have battled giants in their lives.  In his chapter on Dyslexics, Mr. Galdwell asked  the question, “You Wouldn’t Wish Dyslexia On Your Child, Or Would You?” Two psychologists at the University of California, Los Angeles, Robert Read more …

Right to left hemisphere shift in the dyslexic brain.

Lisa Livingston, the mother of one of our students,  writes from Virginia So, I have heard Bob talk about OnlineReadingTutor and how their training makes new neural connections to the reading centers on the left side of the brain.  I believed him, but did not really understand it until I read a book called The Read more …

Why Some Smart Kids Can’t Read: The Science of Dyslexia

Reading Fluency: Why Accuracy Is Not Enough

The definition of reading fluency is the ability to read with speed, accuracy and fluidity.  Fluency is incomplete without all three of those components.  In turn, all three of those components are necessary for comprehension.  In her book The Proust and the Squid, Dr Maryann Wolf states that, “One nearly invisible issue in American education Read more …