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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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Upcoming Events

Jan
21
Tue
10:00 am Rhyming to Reading: Early Childh... @ Educational Therapy Center
Rhyming to Reading: Early Childh... @ Educational Therapy Center
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – Feb 18 @ 11:00 am
Rhyming to Reading: Early Childhood Literacy Program @ Educational Therapy Center
This program, developed by the speech and language specialists at Children’s Mercy Hospital, helps “establish a strong foundation for future reading success.” The curriculum uses multi-sensory activities to teach phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and[...]
Feb
1
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9:00 am Phonological Awareness Workshop @ Educational Therapy Center
Phonological Awareness Workshop @ Educational Therapy Center
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Phonological Awareness Workshop @ Educational Therapy Center
Phonological awareness is considered a necessary foundation for successful reading. Participants will learn the essential components of phonological awareness and how to develop these skills in a classroom. Hands-on practice with manipulatives will be used[...]
Feb
22
Sat
9:00 am Long and Short Vowels @ Educational Therapy Center
Long and Short Vowels @ Educational Therapy Center
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Long and Short Vowels @ Educational Therapy Center
A hands on demonstration of teaching these vital phonics elements of reading and spelling. Learning the sounds of the letters in our alphabet is one of the first steps in learning to read. Discrimination of[...]
Mar
7
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9:00 am Phonics Instruction and General ... @ Educational Therapy Center
Phonics Instruction and General ... @ Educational Therapy Center
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Phonics Instruction and General Spelling Rules @ Educational Therapy Center
A hands-on workshop presented by an experienced classroom teacher using multi-sensory methods to teach the rules of spelling. Did you know there are several rules for explaining why we read and spell many words the[...]
Apr
4
Sat
9:00 am Syllable Division Workshop @ Educational Therapy Center
Syllable Division Workshop @ Educational Therapy Center
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Syllable Division Workshop @ Educational Therapy Center
An experienced classroom teacher will incorporate techniques found useful in effective structured literacy instruction for all. Longer words do not need to feel like an insurmountable obstacle for your students. When your readers and spellers[...]

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