Dyslexia Identification and Orton Gillingham Technology as a Solution

By Dr. Deborah Levy http://maxscholar.com/ Most teachers think that Dyslexia is a condition in which children reverse letters when they write.  Unfortunately, that is probably one of the least-common forms. Common symptoms which may be observed, include slow reading, very poor spelling, great difficulty sounding out words, and looking and guessing at the visual shape of word. Students with Dyslexia often see strings of letters and...

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Handwriting Questions
Oct28

Handwriting Questions

By Nan Barchowsky, BFH, Barchowsky Fluent Handwriting, www.bfhhandwriting.com Our Age of Technology is intriguing, amazing, confounding and frustrating. Something is always new! Specifically, how should we meet challenges in classrooms? Handwriting is hotly debated. Will it become obsolete as we use the growing number of digital ways to communicate? Or should we save handwriting? Should we look to solutions used elsewhere in the...

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Learning Disabilities or Learning Styles?

www.solimaracademy.com  by Mariaemma Pelullo-Willis, M.S. “Even when she was 10, Helen Keller remained deaf, blind, and mute. By 16 she had learned to read in Braille, and to write and speak well enough to go to Radcliffe College. She graduated with honors in 1904. Fortunately her first teacher had never heard of the term ‘learning disabled.’ Unable to use her sense of sight or hearing, Helen Keller learned first through touch. And...

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