Author: Burton Green

3 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES:  DYSGRAPHIA

3 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: DYSGRAPHIA

DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR? Your child has awkward looking arm and body positions when writing. Your child grips his pencil or pen so hard that he complains that his hand cramps up or hurts. You notice that your child’s spoken vocabulary is much richer than Read More

2 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: DYSCALCULIA

2 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: DYSCALCULIA

DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR? You tell your child to meet you by the large rock in the field where you are playing, but your child just looks around and can’t tell which rock is the large one?  Or, your child can’t fit the key into Read More

1 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER (APD)

1 OF 7 LEARNING DISABILITIES: AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER (APD)

In my November 1, 2019, article, Help For The Learning Disabled Child, [article] I promised to discuss in more detail each of the 7 most common learning disabilities.  We begin with the Auditory Processing Disorder. WHAT IS AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER? Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is Read More

Reading and Poverty, So What?

Reading and Poverty, So What?

I have talked about the connection between a child’s reading ability and literacy.  If you read my earlier blog posts you will see that my focus was pretty narrow in focusing on an American perspective.  I wrote about the problem by examing that situation only Read More

Review of Reading Horizons Teaching Program

Review of Reading Horizons Teaching Program

  BASIC PRODUCT This is a review of Reading Horizons teaching program (an affiliate product). This teaching program is both a computer and a manual paper teaching program. It’s methodology teaches foundational language skills in an explicit, systematic, sequential, and multi-sensory fashion. The program uses Read More

Review of Contentsamurai, a video making program

Review of Contentsamurai, a video making program

  This is my  review of a video making program, ContentSamurai (an affiliate product) that I mentioned in my post, What Can I Do If My Child Has a Learning Disability?  I am a new user of this program but I think it can be Read More

What Can I Do If My Child Has a Learning Disability?

What Can I Do If My Child Has a Learning Disability?

I want to talk about some simple things that parents of a child with a learning disability should understand. I think that it is important for a parent to embrace the concerns and needs of her child to be treated as normal a child as Read More

Help  For the Learning Disabled Child

Help For the Learning Disabled Child

In earlier posts I discussed the importance of teaching children to read as early as possible. I emphasized the importance of reading skills as predicting a child’s success in school and in success in life in general. I talked about this success in overall terms Read More

Reading Buddy Software Review – Improve reading fluency and comprehension

Reading Buddy Software Review – Improve reading fluency and comprehension

READING BUDDY SOFTWARE REVIEW Product:  Reading Buddy Software, a down-loadable software program [an affiliate product] For:  children in grades 1-8 How to Use:  on PC and Mac Compatible computers Users:  Up to 4 children, separate accounts Unlimited Technical Support Cost:  $79/month.  Cancel anytime. Rating:  9.5/10 Read More