Posts Tagged ‘reading help’

Red Flag Phrases at Parent/Teacher Conferences

As a parent, how do you know which struggles or behaviors are just a “normal” part of the learning process vs. an indication that there’s a deeper issue? One way is to listen to cues from the teacher at your next parent-teacher conference. Some key phrases can serve as red flags that a cognitive skills…

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Encouraging Reading

For many kids, diagnosed with ADHD or not, reading is problematic, and they can come up with some very creative ways to avoid it.  As a prior teacher and a book lover for as long as I can remember, it always saddened me to see anyone, student or adult, not able to find joy in…

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Why Brain Training?

(Cognitive Development) In January of 2009, the parent company of Metro Learning Solutions, LearningRx, was a new entity.  After spending 25+ years compiling results and refining their cognitive development program, it was clear that the results were robust and LearningRx opened their model for franchising. A center opened in Minneapolis and that is where this…

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Cognitive Skills Training for Reading Struggles and Dyslexia

Enhancing the Lives of Our Clients Auditory processing is the cognitive skill the brain uses to hear, segment, and blend sounds—and it is foundational to successful reading. In fact, studies show that weak auditory processing skills are at the root of approximately 85% of all reading struggles! This is why interventions that use cognitive training…

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Reading Struggles

Reading Struggles If your child’s teacher has indicated that they are concerned with how reading acquisition is going for your child, you immediately start looking for a reason they are struggling and how to best help them. This article will briefly cover auditory processing. A weakness in this area is the number one reason kids…

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