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“Hiding the Boat in Sweden”: Another Story from the Dyslexia Front

By our host Dr. Richard Selznick A parent told me today about a strategy that his 9 year child was told to employ in school. The child was told something like this: “When you come upon a word that you

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Writing Problems – The ABC’s of Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing, which requires a complex set of motor and information processing skills. Dysgraphia makes the act of writing difficult. It can lead to problems with spelling, poor handwriting and putting thoughts on paper.

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Dyslexia and Learning Disability Interviews – School Struggles for kids with ADHD and LD

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence – guest Ben Foss “The Common Core State Standards: How they impact your child” Dr. John Kellmayer is a school superintendent in New Jersey and a member of the

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“Vocabulary Instruction Failing U.S. Students”

An article in “Science Daily” caught my eye recently adding to my ever growing “G.I.” (Grumpiness Index). The headline said, “Vocabulary Instruction Failing U.S. Students, Experts Say.” As noted: Vocabulary instruction in the early years is not challenging enough to

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Vision and Learning – Putting the debate to rest

Dr. Richard Selznick is a psychologist, and author of two books, The Shut-Down Learner: Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child and School Struggles: A Guide To Your Shut-Down Learner’s Success. Why is the connection between vision and learning so debated? What

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