What is Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Therapy

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June 25, 2021 The science of reading brings together a variety of fields – education, psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, and more – to determine how the brain learns to read. Structured literacy is a method that takes this body of knowledge into how we learn to read and write and turns it into a practical teaching…

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Is My Child Dyslexic?

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January 14, 2022 | Characteristics, Dyslexia, Dyslexia Therapy, Spelling Is your child an emerging reader?Have you ever worried about your child’s reading development?Have you ever wondered if your child could be dyslexic? Sometimes it can be hard to tell. Learning to read is a gradual process that can be broken down into three stages: 1.…

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Educational Evaluations Basics with Heather Arduengo PhD, LP, LS

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March 8, 2022 | Adolescent Dyslexia, Dyslexia Evaluation, Evaluations, Learning Differences, Learning Disability, Schools and Dyslexia, Structured Literacy, Twice Exceptional Many parents feel overwhelmed when it comes to the ins and outs of educational evaluations for their child. That is why the Multisensory Reading Center has partnered with PEARS, PLLC -Psychological, Educational, and Related Services…

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Sight Words: More Than Just Memorization

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April 23, 2022 | Dyslexia, Learning Disability, Structured Literacy, Teaching Strategies Did you know that our brains don’t store words visually, but rather as a series of sounds?Did you know that we teach ourselves most of the words in our sight word lexicon (our sight word lexicon includes any word you can read quickly and…

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Community Partner Spotlight: eDiagnostic Learning

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May 6, 2022 | Dyslexia Evaluation, Evaluations, Learning Differences, Learning Disability, Private Evaluations Q: Tell us a bit more about you. What is your background, what drew you to this field, what do you love about your job?A: Laurie Peterson is the Founder and Executive Director of Diagnostic Learning Services and eDiagnostic Learning. Laurie attended…

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