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Huff Post Parent: It’s Called Dyslexia 10/10/13

Here’s a short but good article on dyslexia written by a parent about her child.  The Orton-Gillingham Approach is mentioned…. informative article

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70 Best Apps

This is a go-to resource sharing 70 of the best apps put out by teachers and professionals that may help student learning.  Orton endorses this site…. It’s worth checking out!

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Embracing Dyslexia

There are many good movies out about dyslexia.  This new one Embracing Dyslexia is worth watching!  Go to embracing dyslexia.com and you can download it free! I’d love to hear your comments…

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Cursive Writing Uniquely Helps Brain Development

This short but well-written article discusses again the benefits of using and teaching cursive early in a child’s school career.  Go to:  natural society.com/how-cursive-writing-affect-brain-development/

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What learning cursive does to your brain

This very informative article discusses the benefits to learning cursive in the lower elementary years of school and the important tool cursive is for cognitive development.  To read further, please go to: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/memory-medic/201303/what-learning-cursive-does-your-brain

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ADHD Bill of Rightsis it right?

I can’t remember where I found this, but over the years I’ve kept it and shared it with many people.  I hope you enjoy it and will share it as well.   HELP ME TO FOCUS… Please teach me through

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Understanding dysgraphia

WHAT IS DYSGRAPHIA? Dysgraphia is a Greek word.  The base word “graph” refers both to the hand’s function in writing and to the letters formed by the hand.  the prefix “dys” indicates that there is impairment.  ”Graph” refers to producing

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Helpful sites for Orton-Gillingham apps and more

Hi!  With all the new technology being used today, our children have exposure to many wonderful and helpful sites.  Here are but a few: -http://teacherwithapps.com http://orton-gillingham.com/frmEducationalApps.aspx Apps for Lower Elementary -ABC Pocket Rockets -ABC Phonic Sight Words -Sentence Reading Magic

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Excellent resources for dyslexia and related topics

Hi all!  Here are some excellent references for resources on dyslexia and other related topics.  Please take the time to visit them. Learning differences and learning disabilities- web based resources – International Dyslexia Association (IDA)  See “Just the Facts Series

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Welcome

Hi!  I’m Leslie Eller and I’m excited to share my knowledge and expertise on dyslexia and the Orton-Gillingham approach with you.  I love working with children and am pleased to announce that I am currently accepting private clients for tutoring.

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Is your school-aged child struggling with reading, spelling or writing? Contact Leslie Eller. She has more than 40 years of experience helping children just like yours.

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