Understanding Dyslexia by Lorrie Wolf
Dyslexia is the leading cause of reading and spelling difficulties. It affects roughly 15-20% of the population regardless of color, creed, socio-economic status or gender. Dyslexia tends to run in families although the severity can vary even amont siblings…read more
Dyslexia by Lorrie Wolf
Dyslexia. That means twisting the letters d and b, and reading was like saw. Right?? So I thought when I was in college and as a young mother. But then one of my children was not learning to read like her siblings. My education on the topic of reading and spelling difficulties began…read more
What is dyslexia and why should you care by Lorrie Wolf
Dyslexia is difficulty in learning how to read, write and spell. It is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. Dyslexia is not rare; its prevalence in the population is from 10-20%. If your child is in a classroom of 30, as many as 6 students have varying degrees of dyslexia…read more
Dyslexia and Learning Differences Are a Family Affair by Lorrie Wolf
Learning disabilities are a family affair. Each member of a family will feel the impact as limited resources of time and money are geared toward dealing with the issues created by a learning disability such as dyslexia. This situation is even more complicated if…read more
With Evidence-based Reading Interventions, Any Child Can Bloom by Lorrie Wolf
My years of doing remediation with people with dyslexia and other reading disabilities has allowed me to offer this glimpse of hope to people who have struggled for many years. Even struggling first graders know that they are different despite their best efforts. Imagine years of frustration during the school years and beyond if you saw yourself as stupid because reading and spelling were difficult. Yet these same students may be able to take an engine apart and rebuild it better than it was. Or they can…read more
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