In most schools, cursive writing is taught in the third grade. Children often revert to writing in print unless their teachers in subsequent grades insist on cursive. By the fifth grade most children have reverted to print. So what are the benefits of learning cursive? Actually, there are ... Read More about Arguments for Teaching Cursive
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month. Learn more about what dyslexia is and is not in this informative video. ... Read More about Dyslexia Awareness Month
Do you feel that you need help getting your child the services he needs at school? I highly recommend that you get a Child Advocate if your child has dyslexia. This is a free service that Advocacy Denver offers. The nice thing about having an advocate is that they know the laws and your rights. Your ... Read More about How do I get a Child Advocate?
Are you on the fence about whether medication is right for your child? This book outlines the pros and cons and can help you make an informed decision. Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids ... Read More about Is Medication right for my child with ADHD?
One of my students who was recently diagnosed with dyslexia wrote a poem about his brain. It is so beautiful I had to share it. He is ten years old and coming to grips with what it means to have dyslexia. As you will see, he likes who he is because of his brain, not despite it. My brainlets ... Read More about ‘My Brain’ a poem written by one of my students