Help Your Toddler Get Ready to Read

By, Lisa Rappaport Ph.D. When children begin preschool, it’s not unusual for parents to pull back on teaching, leaving the next phase to the experts. By that point parents have done a lot of the heavy lifting, helping their infant… Read the rest

Does My Child Have APD?

Auditory processing disorders are frequently misunderstood, and consequently over-diagnosed. Students with Auditory Processing Disorders (APD)—sometimes referred to as Central Auditory Processing Disorders or CAPD—frequently struggle with tuning out conflicting noises, especially in classroom settings, and thus have problems following directions… Read the rest

Finding a Reading Specialist

You’ve decided to retain a reading specialist. Perhaps your child has been struggling in school and you’re hoping to learn why. Maybe he’s been identified as having a learning disability, and you want to ensure that he receives appropriate school… Read the rest

Dyslexia: Red Flags for Early Intervention

By Margie Gillis, Ed.D  Research suggests that half of all children have difficulty learning to read; in fact, for nearly one-third of kids, it is one of the most difficult tasks they will ever have to accomplish. These are the… Read the rest

Help for Young Readers

Humans are biologically wired to learn how to speak. Reading, however is not learned instinctively. It must be taught. The earlier you begin, the greater your child’s chances are of becoming a fluent reader. It’s helpful for early elementary programs… Read the rest