Category: Unique Learners

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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The ONE THING All Good Reading Intervention Programs Have in Common

If your child or student reads below grade level you may have tried a number of reading intervention programs with varying levels of success.  Maybe you’re still searching for one that actually works.  Keep in mind, all good reading intervention programs do share one very important quality in common.     By the way, when …

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Is it a Learning Difference or Defiance?

Can you tell the difference between a child who is being defiant vs a child who experiences a learning difference?  Sometimes they look a lot alike.     If you have a resistant learner at home or in the classroom, can you identify where the resistance is coming from?   What Learning Differences Might Look …

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The Parent’s & Teacher’s Guide to Helping Struggling Learners

Do you ever wish you could find a useful, eye-opening, made-for-you parent’s guide to helping struggling learners?  If you’re a teacher, maybe you’d love a teacher’s guide, one that covers the information you didn’t receive in your education courses.     Sure, you could read book after book about learning differences, but I’m not talking …

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