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2701, 2017

My child reverses his b’s and d’s. Should I be concerned that he may have dyslexia?

January 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A: Writing letter reversals is fairly common and is developmentally normal through kindergarten and even grade 1. We become more concerned if it continues beyond about age 7. Having said that, it does not necessarily [...]

1901, 2017

How is your Wilson Reading program different than other reading programs?

January 19th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A: We have had a lot of success with students and the Wilson program over the last 12 years--both children with dyslexia and children who just need a little boost and more decoding strategies. It [...]

1612, 2016

The “Don’t Do” List

December 16th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Guest Blog by Jordan Graffis, Owner of Landmark 12 Consulting Finalize a college list? Check. Complete applications? Check. Proof-read essays? Check. With senior year in full swing, many high school students are busy juggling their [...]

1412, 2016

What is auditory processing disorder, and how would I know if my child had it?

December 14th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

A: Auditory processing disorder (also known as central auditory processing disorder or CAPD) makes it hard for children to recognize subtle differences between sounds in words. They have normal hearing but struggle to process what [...]

2211, 2016

What are some of the early warning signs of a reading difficulty?

November 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A: One of the myths about dyslexia, a reading learning disability, is that these children have letter reversals. While some of them may, it is not automatically a sign of a learning disability and many [...]

1111, 2016

What is the difference between bribing and rewarding my child? Aren’t they the same thing?

November 11th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bribing and rewarding are similar in that your child is getting something for doing what you want him to do. However, bribery can include interactions in which parents promise all types of tempting rewards or [...]

1409, 2016

When is the best time for my child to take the SAT or ACT?

September 14th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A: Both the SAT and ACT are administered multiple times per year (Sept through June). There are several things for parents and their students to consider: Plan on taking the test at least 2 times [...]

1205, 2016

What can I do for my child who struggles to read and guesses after the first syllable?

May 12th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

ETS offers the Reading REWARDS program as an individual tutoring option where students are taught strategies to increase speed and accuracy with reading and spelling multi-syllabic words.   Students learn strategies that have been effective for [...]

105, 2016

Study Tip of the Week

May 1st, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Knowing where and when you study best is as important as the studying itself. If you need total quiet, get earplugs or find a place to study with minimum distractions – away from siblings, TV, [...]

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