Speak2Read Case Study – The Girl In Grade 3

Speak2Read Case Study – The Girl In Grade 3

This young girl in Gr. 3 came to see me after having completed a Psychoeducational assessment as well as a language assessment.   She hated homework, did NOT like writing, and did very little reading for enjoyment.  Spelling was significantly challenging for her. ...
A Cautionary Tale for Parents of Slow Readers

A Cautionary Tale for Parents of Slow Readers

DANGER, WILL ROBINSON! A Cautionary Tale for Parents of Slow Readers! In my previous blog posts here and here, I began educating parents and drawing attention to some of the concerns to be aware of when considering having assessment and standardized testing completed....
Reading Instruction:  Who Needs It?

Reading Instruction: Who Needs It?

It’s worth examining who benefits from specific and explicit reading instruction.  Our minds immediately picture the students with dyslexia – we imagine them trying to make sense of the letters moving around on the page, or seeing the letters and words backwards (this...