Category: Unique Learners

Help Struggling Learners Improve Visual Memory – Free Video Training

By the time children learn the alphabet, most can remember what letters look like (visual memory).  They also remember what letters sound like (auditory memory).  For some kids, letter recognition doesn’t come so easily.  As proactive parents and educators, we may need to help struggling learners improve visual memory, as well as auditory memory, deliberately …

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Help Struggling Learners Improve Auditory Memory – Free Video Training

Why should parents and educators help struggling learners improve auditory memory? This free auditory memory video training answers that question, and more.     For instance… What role does auditory memory play in a child’s ability to read and learn? Why is auditory memory development so important? How do we know if underdeveloped auditory memory …

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Is This Another Legal Victory Against Dyslexic Student Neglect?

Dyslexic student neglect, that’s a pretty harsh phrase, isn’t it?  If you have a child with any type of learning difference, and the school fails to meet your child’s educational needs, then you have some idea of what I mean when I say dyslexic student neglect.  A legal victory for students who endure such neglect, …

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Digital Practice Activities for Reading Intervention

Have you discovered the reading intervention program called Letter Sounds Made Simple?  If yes, keep reading.  If not, I invite you to start here: Letter Recognition for Struggling Readers.  You’ll learn why this easy-to-implement, multisensory program is so simple yet so effective.   I especially encourage the helpers of learners who either: Have dyslexia Have …

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A Legal Victory for Dyslexia Intervention in Public School, Maybe – Part 1

Could a lawsuit lead to real change for dyslexia intervention in public school?  For at least one California school district, it might.  This year (2021) a federal class action lawsuit against Berkeley Unified School District not only ended with a settlement; it required some significant, district-wide changes.     In the past I’ve encouraged parents …

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The Visual Memory Piece of Reading Intervention Goes Digital

When you think of reading intervention activities for kids, I’m guessing visual memory training is probably not the first thing you think of. Perhaps you believe working with letters is more important for reading intervention than working with, oh, let’s say… colors. That’s a perfectly reasonable assumption. Here at Inner Pieces Gallery I talk a …

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