Why We Use The Barton Reading and Spelling System

Here at DRC we use The Barton Reading and Spelling system. One of the beauties is how it is tailored to play to the strengths of those with dyslexia. Despite language being their area of weakness. The Barton program filled in sequential order allowing students to approach language with logic and then interned confident. They Read more about Why We Use The Barton Reading and Spelling System[…]

Dyslexia Minute: Math Struggles Part 2 — Dyscalculia? Holes in math foundations?

Dyscalculia is a broad term, a misunderstood term, and a misused term. I personally think of it as truly not understanding numbers, their order, their meaning, and how manipulating them works. I had one little girl come in who when asked if she knew what the number 95 meant said, “no”. This little girl was Read more about Dyslexia Minute: Math Struggles Part 2 — Dyscalculia? Holes in math foundations?[…]

Dyslexia Minute: Math Struggles Part 1 — Math anxiety?

Although our organization is named Dyslexia Reading Connection, we also offer services for students struggling with math through our Rock Solid Math program. We’ve had some who truly struggle with understanding the basics of math, how it relates to the world around them, and how manipulating numbers actually works. Some of our students have had…let’s Read more about Dyslexia Minute: Math Struggles Part 1 — Math anxiety?[…]

Dyslexia Minute: Dyslexia Warning Signs: Middle School & High School Students

Hi, my name is Amber Creamer with Dyslexia Reading Connection. I am here with our fifth video for dyslexia awareness month. Today, we are highlighting the most common warning signs of dyslexia for middle schoolers and high school age students between the ages of 13 and 18. A child in this age range will: have Read more about Dyslexia Minute: Dyslexia Warning Signs: Middle School & High School Students[…]

Dyslexia Minute: Common Warning Signs for Dyslexia in Students Grades 3 – 6

Hi, my name is Liz Bessett. I’m a tutor here at Dyslexia Reading Connection and also the parent of a dyslexic child. Thank you for joining us for our fourth video for dyslexia awareness month.  Our focus this week is on the most common warning signs for elementary-age children between the ages of 8 to Read more about Dyslexia Minute: Common Warning Signs for Dyslexia in Students Grades 3 – 6[…]

Dyslexia Minute: Common Warning Signs for Dyslexia in Children 5-7 Years Old

Hello! This week we are focusing on some of the most common warning signs for a kiddo between the ages of 5 and 7 years old. One of those common warning signs of dyslexia is left and right confusion, is the child still having this confusion at six or seven years old? Do they still Read more about Dyslexia Minute: Common Warning Signs for Dyslexia in Children 5-7 Years Old[…]