The Surprising Link Between Crawling, Core Muscles & Reading Difficulties

The Myth of Practice-Makes-Perfect When Sheila came to see me, seeking reading therapy for her son, Kyle, she was skeptical when she learned that reading therapy was not the traditional tutoring she had imagined. It’s normal for parents to think their child just needs more one-on-one practice. For many of us ‘practice-makes-perfect’ is the only…

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Integrated Listening Systems Therapy for ADHD, Autism Spectrum and Improved Learning

iLs is a brain stimulation intervention that is based on the fact that we can change our brain – we can essentially re-wire it through specific and repeated stimulation, a concept known as neuroplasticity. As in building strength and endurance with physical exercise, we are able to build neurological pathways and synaptic activity at any…

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Reading Comprehension Difficulties? A Weak Working Memory Could Be the Culprit

In my last article, I wrote about how poor working memory affects learning disabilities. Poor working memory can have a significant impact on the ability to decode and comprehend written text. Up to 70% of students with learning disabilities in reading score ‘very low’ on working memory. Working memory can be compared to a video…

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