I am the proud mother of two young children that were diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder a few years ago. One is now in grade one and the other will register for kindergarten in the spring.As a t...
Does it really matter what they call it? What matters most is WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO TO HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED?WE get asked this question on a daily basis---parents concerned that their child is no...
"Dyslexia"In a backwoods Oregon logging and farm community grade school, classes 4-8 all in the same room, each year my new teacher was most concerned about my 70-80% hearing deficiency. My "Deafie" m...
Copyright by Lisa Harp Dyslexia has become a term that most people are familiar with. They believe it means reversing letters and numbers, which is true, but in my work with children I have found ...
The more I study Whole Word (also known as look-say and sight reading), the more I feel compelled to shout: this thing has no redeeming features. It must be stopped.The problem comes in explaini...
The benefits of mind mapping are well known, it is used by millions of people across the world for a wide variety of activities from planning, organising, learning, problem solving in settings ranging...
According to the US National Committee for Quality Health Assurance, more than 11 million Americans (about 1 in 20) have major depression. Interestingly, only about half of these are still taking medi...
When I look back, I was quite a privileged child in more ways than one. I had a wonderful family and friends, lived in a lovely house with a large garden to play in. We went on marvelous family holida...
In the past, some children who had difficulty reading were thought to have a lower intelligence level or were considered to be underachievers. In recent years, many of these youngsters were thought to...
How does a woman with dyslexia so bad she can't even read her own shopping list become a renown children's book author?Faith, determination, persistence--and a large dose of positive attitude!Meet Don...