No Life Sentences for Dyslexics

Blog << Back to blog feed No Life Sentences for Dyslexics, Please! It’s a hidden tragedy, on a ghastly groundhog loop. Really…!  You see, every day, bright young children are taken to a specialist and told something like: “Yes, it seems you are...
How to Help a Child Blend Sounds into Words

How to Help a Child Blend Sounds into Words

Blog << Back to blog feed How to Help a Child Blend Sounds Into Words Have you noticed that your child can identify the individual sounds in a word like t-r-a-ck, but struggles to combine those sounds to make the word? Or perhaps you’ve seen your child sound a...
The Early Warning Signs of Reading Difficulty

The Early Warning Signs of Reading Difficulty

Blog << Back to blog feed The Early Warning Signs of Reading Difficulty When I dropped my son off for his first day of kindergarten, I had one hope above all others: that my son would learn to read and come to love reading. Most parents and teachers share this...
Will reading more make your child a better reader?

Will reading more make your child a better reader?

Blog << Back to blog feed Will reading more make your child a better reader? Newsflash: struggling readers tend to read less than proficient readers. OK, so maybe that’s not as newsworthy as you were hoping. But here’s something that might pique your...
What is Dyslexia and What Can Be Done to Help a Dyslexic?

What is Dyslexia and What Can Be Done to Help a Dyslexic?

Blog << Back to blog feed What is dyslexia and what can be done to help? Dyslexia can make learning to read a real challenge, but dyslexics are often exceptionally bright children, with incredible potential. We find that – with the right targeted support...
Colo(u)ring Competition – Win an Echo Dot!

Colo(u)ring Competition – Win an Echo Dot!

Blog << Back to blog feed Colo(u)ring Competition – Win an Echo Dot! We are giving you and your child the chance to win an Amazon Echo Dot – and have some fun along the way! A few of our trainertext characters – The Umbrella-Man with a Suntan,...

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