Guest Post: Help! My Child Struggles With Sounding Out Words

A girl spelling words on a blackboard.

By Teresa Gretencord, Reading Specialist at the Dyslexia Diagnostic & Treatment Center Teresa Gretencord is an experienced and Certified Reading Specialist at the Dyslexia Diagnostic & Treatment Center. She wrote this post providing simple and fun activities to help your child sound out words, which is the basis for spelling skills. Teresa offers Reading Therapy sessions online, and you can schedule […]

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Improving Your Child’s Reading Comprehension

A father helps his son with reading comprehension.

Does Dyslexia Impact Reading Comprehension? We talk a lot about dyslexia, or the difficulty with decoding or sounding out words. It’s obvious that any child struggling to decode individual words is going to have trouble with reading comprehension. In that respect, it’s difficult to ascertain what a passage is attempting to convey if one cannot read a portion of the […]

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Dyslexia: What Is the Best Approach?

A Certified Language Therapist guided a young boy through his dyslexia treatment reading skills.

Written by Dr. John Carosso & Mrs. Beth Coulson Our Team at the Dyslexia Diagnostic & Treatment Center (DyslexiaTreaters.com) Your child is in good hands at the Dyslexia Diagnostic & Treatment Center.  Evaluation and treatment services are overseen by Dr. Carosso, Clinical Child Psychologist/Certified School Psychologist, Dr. Robert Lowenstein, Board Certified Child Psychiatrist, and Mrs. Beth Coulson, Certified Language (Dyslexia) […]

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Do Children Really Have ‘Learning Styles’ and What’s The Best Way to Teach?

Children in a science class learning in different ways.

What is learning style theory? We’re all familiar with the theory that children have their own learning styles, whether visual, auditory, or kinesthetic. So, one child may learn better by ‘seeing’ the material, another by hearing the information, and another through movement. Is the theory accurate or valid? Well, yes and no. It’s clear that children have learning preferences. Some […]

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