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Does Spelling You See Help Students with Dyslexia?


If your child does indeed have a dyslexic’s challenge, then Spelling You See can be of tremendous help.

With increasing frequency I now speak with families who have children who they believe have dyslexia. I want to take the bull by the horns here and say that if I were the parent, and I am that parent, I would be very careful about ruling out all the other possible causes of reading challenges…
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Who Puts the Blocks Together for the First Time?


When you get your Integer Block Kit in the mail, we hope you’re impressed by how brightly and beautifully it’s packaged.

When you get your Math-U-See blocks in the mail, we hope you’re impressed by how brightly and beautifully the packaging is. You open it up, and see each piece laid just right (probably for the last time, but still…), each color in its own compartment, counted out to the requirements specified on the back of…
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What You Should Know About Dysgraphia


"I was certain for a number of years that my eldest son had dysgraphia. His handwriting was abominable."

I was certain for a number of years that my eldest son had dysgraphia. His handwriting was abominable. He would bring me things he had written and ask me to interpret them! We laughingly teased him, saying he should grow to be either a doctor or a pharmacist, because they were the only professions where…
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Finding Hope and Redemption in the Valleys of Life


Read Steve Demme's personal story of finding hope and join him for the Special Needs, Struggling Learner Conference in Orlando.

Read Steve Demme’s personal story of finding hope and redemption and join him for the Special Needs, Struggling Learner Conference in Orlando. I am looking forward to getting together with others who are experiencing life with a special needs child at the second annual Specials Needs, Struggling Learner Conference in Orlando, November 21-22. I believe…
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Developing Social Skills with Apps


Check out these apps to assist you in working with your child on social skill development.

All children develop their social skills at different times and at different rates. Some children need extra support or direct instruction in the area of social skills in order to aide in the development of age-appropriate behaviors. Check out these apps to assist you in working with your child on social skill development. A Little…
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