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

Does Your Child’s Reading Program Make the Grade?

By Evelyn Russo, Ph.D. and Eve Kessler, Esq. While there may be no such thing as a perfect reading program for students with dyslexia and other language learning disabilities, The National Reading Panel has identified five core components of reading,… Read the rest

Audio E-Book Options

E-readers are not designed to read text but there are two major online libraries that have books with highlighted text and audio, and they would be available to your daughter if she has a documented language-learning disability. Bookshare.org has 480,000… Read the rest

Assistive Technology: Low-Tech Has Its Place

When we hear the term Assistive Technology (AT), we imagine kids with LD (and other disabilities) mastering previously challenging assignments with the help of the latest and greatest high-tech gadgetry. In fact, we may be doing our children a disservice… Read the rest

Bookshare: Best-Kept Secret for Kids with Dyslexia

By Eve Kessler, Esq. Bookshare is an online library of accessible eBooks and educational materials for children (and adults) with diagnosed language learning disabilities and other issues that make reading difficult. Members have access to over 400,000 titles, including textbooks,… Read the rest