Reading Disorder V. Dyslexia: What is the Difference?

Reading Disorder V. Dyslexia: What is the Difference? By Megan Hughes, M.A., CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist In my experience, parents often confuse the terms reading disorder and dyslexia. These terms are frequently used interchangeably, despite the difference in meaning. To help ease the confusion, I have outlined the differences between the terms reading…

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Reading: Rate, Comprehension, Accuracy- Oh My!

Reading: Rate, Comprehension, Accuracy- Oh My! By Megan Hughes, M.A., CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist With a new school year comes another round of tests. After the excitement of the first week of school dies down, you are left with reports (and possibly stress/worry) regarding your child’s reading skills and how they…

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Does your child struggle in a typical classroom?

Does your child struggle in a typical classroom? Check out our academic program, LEAP!   LEAP is a small-group, classroom program designed for students who learn best in an environment with minimal distractions and a low student to teacher ratio. We focus on the core subjects of reading, math, writing,…

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Author Spotlight: Bill Martin Jr.

Author Spotlight: Bill Martin Jr. by: Sarah Sitzmann, M.A., CCC-SLP Looking for fun language and literacy books for your toddler or preschooler? Whether your indoors escaping the heat or outdoors reading books under the tree, adults and children can’t help but enjoy the repetitive text of Bill Martin Jr. books. Bill…

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Author Spotlight:  Eric Carle

Author Spotlight:  Eric Carle by Jaimi Bird, M.A., CCC-SLP Enrich your child’s summer by sharing a favorite author! Do you remember reading Eric Carle books when you were a child?  Eric Carle has been writing and illustrating children’s books since 1967. His books are still captivating for kids today.  Here…

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