One of the most debated topics in dyslexia circles is Vision Therapy. Many families claim it is a miracle cure while others feel it is ineffective and a waste of time and money. Why does it help some children and not others? Is there an affordable Vision Therapy program? What is Vision Therapy? From the […]
Modifications and backpacks
Hiking in nature brings a sense of peace and calmness to my soul. I enjoy leisurely strolls, not the mountainous, strenuous or endurance hikes. I definitely do not like wearing those huge backpacks. They are uncomfortable and hard to carry around. So I choose to not go on those type of hikes. If I wore […]
What Is the Orton-Gillingham Method and How Will It Help my Child with Dyslexia?
The first homeschool reading program I purchased for my daughter claimed to work for kids with dyslexia. It didn’t work for us. Neither did the second program. After a few more tries, mistakes, and more money spent, I knew I needed something better and a proven program. Then I started my educational therapy journey where […]
Five Mistakes I Made with my Dyslexic Child
I’m a pro at making mistakes. I’m also gifted at guilting myself over them. Until now. Mistakes are a place to start learning. I often find myself saying “If I could go back…” or ”I would do this differently.” The fact is – we can’t go back. We can only start today. I’m also realizing […]