Reading/Writing

Bring Literacy to Life – Expand on Reading

My bookshelves are overflowing with books. I am quite the book junkie. I love books of all sizes and shapes, and find a need to have one (or more) for every topic I teach. Many...

How to Sneak in Pre-Reading Skills for Young Children

As a School Psychologist, I often field questions about what parents can do to help a child learn and be ready for school. My answer is simple – read to your child. However, when...

Enhance Memory and Reading Skills with a Picture Game

Picture Words: Memory Matching Game allows for three different games to be played by 1 to 4 players. This game can be customized to fit the needs of your child. If 36 potential matches...

Special Needs and Song Writing

Historically, songwriting has been a very powerful voice for people to share their feelings, their stories, their achievements, their motivations and so much more. It can also provide a great way for children to...

Methods and Curriculums that Work: Online Learning

As we approach Thanksgiving I have been pondering my life. After 13 years of homeschooling, thoughts about my homeschool journey always shine brightly. I love homeschooling my precious little boys, and I am especially...

Help Children with Speech Disorders Learn to Read

Perhaps your child has a speech problem; not one of those cute “developmental” speech errors that will go away on its own, but errors that persist and make him hard to understand.  If so,...

How to Help a Teen with Autism Develop a Love of Reading

As my son's 7th grade year came to a close, we noticed that it was impossible to get him to read for pleasure. His mind was too focused on movies, television, Wii or Xbox...

Immunize Against Illiteracy, Enhance Language Development

"Reading to your child is one of the most important language development activities you can do. I recommend that you read to your child daily."   ~ Diane Bahr, MS., CCC-SLP Do you know that more than 1/3...