Effective dyslexia remediation specifically designed for older struggling readers (age 7+).

ARTICLES for Teachers & Parents

About Motivation

Student motivation plays a central role in effective remediation. This article provides you with perspectives and ideas.

Read Top Tennis Coach Rick Macci's view on a Real Winner and help equip your child with Dyslexia to win.

About our Passion

Children are a precious blessing. Helping them succeed is our premier obligation.

About Reading Remediation

Reading through this case study will help you recognize typical concerns, and possibly identify approaches and techniques to help you with your student.

Successful reading requires solid comprehension. This short article shares a number of comprehension strategies to help a child boost comprehension.

If your child struggles with decoding a certain sound (phoneme) or sequence of sounds when reading, there are several things you can do to help them.

Practical steps to help your child grasp and internalize the value of Vision, Practice, and Reading (part of a set of four articles).

The following video (2 min) explains why it is so important in reading remediation to establish a solid daily routine and reach consistency. Read more...

A word wall is an organized collection of words and used as an interactive tool to teach reading and spelling. Read more...

About Spelling

Learn about the Language Experience Approach (LEA) for weak readers, and an adaptation for slightly better readers.

Guidelines on spelling and suggestions on spelling instruction for children with dyslexia.

What is Orton Gillingham instruction, and how does it apply to older struggling readers?

Advising Summer School

Looking for a Summer course or Summer school? Watch this short video together with your struggling reader, and consider starting Dynaread today.

Books

Excellent books on Dyslexia, Learning, and Leanring Disabilities for parents and teachers raising and teaching children with Dyslexia.

College Education

Article on the Affordable Colleges Online initiative, which aims at helping you find appropriate affordable higher education for your student.

Dyslexia Tutors

Find a Dyslexia tutor or MSLE/Orton Gillingham teacher in your area.

FAQ

Article covering dyslexia remediation, and Dynaread, in context of children with ADHD. Different factors determining ideal session lengths are discussed.

Interesting article on the four dimensions of emotional intelligence. Grow in your understanding of your child.

Teaching students with dyslexia across settings is challenging. It is important to identify accommodations that are reasonable to ask of teachers.

ADHD and dyslexia are distinct conditions that frequently overlap, thereby causing some confusion about the nature of these two conditions.

Adults with learning disabilities often face unique challenges in the workplace. The IDA has compiled a document with a few tips.

Amazon now offers a special edition of their Kindle, bundled with additional tools, to both stimulate reading and help children grow their vocabulary.

Students who have oral and/or written language learning difficulties in their mother tongue may have problems learning another language in school.

how do we as parents and teachers help students recapture the motivation to persevere?

Dynaread's lessons take students around fifteen to twenty minutes. We recommend that students do one or two of these twenty minute sessions per day.

It is not uncommon for children with dyslexia to also have difficulties with mathematics. However, dyslexia and mathematics disorders...

Brain-imaging study suggests that reading difficulties are the same regardless of overall intelligence. More children could benefit from support in school.

Some key signs of dyslexia are lack of fluency, and lack of accuracy (guessing). Secondary signs may be memorizing sequences, and weak spelling.

Not necessarily. When I am in schools doing bench testing (dozens per day) I quickly but clearly explain to the child what is asked i.e. required.

A short article encouraging parents and teachers to test struggling readers. The article lists the risks these children face.

ADHD and Dyslexia often go together. This article provides non-medication approaches possibly worth considering prior choosing to medicate your child.

Help your child succeed in school by learning as much as you can about the effectiveness of the instruction he or she is receiving.

Like any professional field, education has its own unique terminology. To download the full article go to http://www.interdys.org.

This short article explains the working of External Focus and Internal Processing, and provides suggestions how to apply these for children with dyslexia.

Being able to enhance our ability to remember and relate pictures and concepts to words will improve our thinking, which in turn will improve our reading.

Spelling is difficult for many people, but there is much less research on spelling than there is on reading to tell us just how many people spell poorly.

Parents and teachers get progress reports onscreen inside the program. Dynaread has very detailed access to student progress.

Dynaread is an 18 month program. Our fastest graduate completed it in 9 months.

The application runs mostly client-side, with student performance and progress data communicated to server-side (our end). Typically under 150 MB/month.

Occasionally a child may ask why they need to repeat the Dynaread Review and Word exercises. Learn how to answer them constructively and respectfully.

This short article provides clear guidelines how to proceed when a KG child (or older) struggles in learning to read.

When remediating struggling readers, think of handling a fine balance between Motivation on the one scale, and Accuracy on the other.

Skilled reading is necessary for school achievement in all subject areas, and unfortunatly reading proficiency is often just as important for job success.

We do use colors very specifically, but color blindness should not hinder progress within Dynaread.

Our core remediation is based on research some half a century more recent, so our core program is not, but the new phonics module will be.

Individuals with dyslexia have trouble with reading, writing, spelling and/or math even though they have the ability and have had opportunities to learn.

ADD/ADHD is fairly common in children with Dyslexia. This article provides links to some useful resources on managing ADD/ADHD.

Student motivation plays a central role in effective remediation. This article provides you with perspectives and ideas.

This article provides tips on effectively managing the focus snowflake.

arenting a child with learning difficulties is probably one of life's greatest challenges.

This article provides rudimentary background information on Multisensory Structured Language Teaching and Orton-Gillingham methodologies. It was originally

Multisensory teaching is one important aspect of instruction for dyslexic students that is used by clinically trained teachers.

Reading problems are the most common type of academic underachievement. Especially for students with dyslexia, learning to read can be very difficult.

This article contains a list of Dyslexia related research articles for children and teens with learning compiled by Dynaread Special Education Corporation.

This article contains a list of Dyslexia related research articles for professionals compiled by Dynaread Special Education Corporation.

In the field of Special Education, these terms surface for dyslexia treatment programs all the time. What do they stand for?

This short 3 min video explains to your child the value of vision and practice in the context of their reading efforts.

Research indicates that dyslexia is caused by biological factors, not emotional or family problems.

Two fonts specifically designed for people with dyslexia are on the market. This brief article discusses their effectiveness.

Children with dyslexia are widely believed to have poor phonological skills for which they compensate, through well-developed knowledge of letter patterns.

Teachers do not need to make specific recommendations. The program's artificial intelligence sets both the pace and the sequence.

The digit span test allows us to better understand the effectiveness of the working memory. If working memory is not functioning properly...

The degree of difficulty a dyslexic person has with reading varies due to differences in brain development, and type of teaching they receive.

There are several things to do once you finish Dynaread's program, and in this article you will find some ideas.

Dysgraphia is a Greek word. Essentially it is the condition of impaired letter writing by hand, that is, disabled handwriting.

The term "cure" means that, after medical treatment, the patient no longer has that particular condition anymore.

Adequate reading of words and texts is central for school-based learning and for occupational success.

We currently have no means to send a separate link for background info out to parents. You would have to ask the parents and then submit the answers.

Every child who does not properly progress in reading deserves to be tested. The earlier the intervention with the child, the better.

Dyslexic children require direct, systematic, and individualized instruction in reading and spelling. Public schools cannot always provide it all.

We don't have a reading specialist at our school. Would you suggest students work with Dynaread on their own at home?

Helpful Resources

This phonetic dictionary is a very useful tool when you need to locate a word by the way it sounds. This is also a very affordable resource.

Short article discussing the advantages of using a reading ruler, plus links to supplies.

Managing Motivation

Short article on the role of Vision (knowing where you're heading) in remediation.

Online Math Programs

On request of several Dynaread users we have reviewed a number of computer-based math program solutions.

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What is Dyslexia

Watch a 10 min video explaining very clearly what Dyslexia is, and how it affects your child.

Testimonial

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