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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How We Diagnose and Treat Dyslexia

A young boy with Dyslexia and his sister and mother practice reading together.

At the Dyslexia Diagnostic & Treatment Center – DyslexiaTreaters.com – we assess for and treat dyslexia.  This process includes explaining the nature of “dyslexia” and what a parent can do to help. What Causes Dyslexia? Dyslexia is largely inherited. In that respect, if a parent has dyslexia, there is at least a 60% chance that offspring will also have the […]

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Learn About Dyslexia and How To Get Help!

Parents read together with their dyslexic daughter.

Reading issues are frustrating for both children and parents. If your child is struggling and you have concerns about dyslexia, this post covers signs of dyslexia and effective treatment options. What is Dyslexia? I am often asked by parents to assess their child for dyslexia. This process usually leads to a discussion about the nature of dyslexia and how a […]

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