Should you teach your child at home using the Barton Reading & Spelling System? The Barton Reading & Spelling System is designed to be taught by parents, even parents with dyslexia themselves, at home. It is quite simple to purchase Level 1, watch the very...
How to Build An Astounding Vocabulary in Your Dyslexic Child

How to Build An Astounding Vocabulary in Your Dyslexic Child

50% of the students who come to WNY Dyslexia Specialists for reading intervention (aka tutoring) have an oral vocabulary that is up to 2 grade levels above their current grade. How can this be if they are dyslexic or are suspected of having dyslexia? It’s...
Become the Amazing Reader You’ve Always Wanted to Be

Become the Amazing Reader You’ve Always Wanted to Be

Did you struggle or are you struggling in school? Is your spelling embarrassingly horrific? Do you think you could be dyslexic?   Consider these warning signs for a high schooler or an adult:   You have terrible, and I mean awful spelling. You would rather...
Teachers, Can We Talk About Dyslexia?

Teachers, Can We Talk About Dyslexia?

It breaks my heart that I even have to write this. You would think this would never have to be said, but I cannot remain silent. Teachers! All teachers in every classroom across the United States! Could I please have your attention? What I have to say is so important...
How to Guarantee Orton-Gillingham Will Work for Your Child

How to Guarantee Orton-Gillingham Will Work for Your Child

    The Dyslexia Diagnosis   Navigating the world of information on dyslexia can be overwhelming.   You’ve just received the news from the educational psychologist that your child has dyslexia. Is your head spinning? Are you wondering where...
Retention:  What is a parent to do?

Retention: What is a parent to do?

Retention is a word that strikes fear and panic in a parent’s heart. As the parent of a struggling student, you might be getting a letter from your school at anytime in the next three months telling you that your child is a candidate for retention at the end of...