How The Brain Reads and Understands Words

How The Brain Reads and Understands Words

The Reading Brain We consider reading to be a basic skill that can and should be natural.  Many if not most children are able to pick up reading around the age of 6 .But have you ever stopped to consider how our brains adapt to learn to read and understand the written...

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Brain Change Miracles Are Everywhere

Brain Change Miracles Are Everywhere

Neuroplasticity Examples - How the Brain Learns and Transforms The human brain is a fascinating organ. While it makes up only about 2 percent of our body mass, it uses approximately 20 percent of the energy it produces. For decades, scientists believed that its...

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The Language of Learning Issues Explained

The Language of Learning Issues Explained

Unscrambling the Jargon of Learning Clinicians and Neurologists Gagné identified five conditions of learning:  verbal information, intellectual skills, cognitive strategies, attitudes, and motor skills. All of these aspects of learning need to function properly for a...

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How To Recognize Dyslexia at Different Ages

How To Recognize Dyslexia at Different Ages

A Dyslexia Symptom Timeline If your child is having trouble reading, it’s only natural to be concerned. Is it dyslexia? Or is it just a little bump on the road to reading, a little glitch experienced by most children at some point.  This article will help you...

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Truth Telling to Your Dyslexic Child

Truth Telling to Your Dyslexic Child

Manage your dyslexic child with authenticity Deep down, we all have a good sense of our capabilities and limits.  And so, when you tell your dyslexic child, sure you can read that or hear the |b| in "bed" and your child cannot, what is she to think?  Is it scarier...

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Choose Self-Directed Learning For Your Child

Choose Self-Directed Learning For Your Child

Your Child Needs to Leave School with a Love of Learning While homework and tests are pervasive in the US education system, they can be a distraction. A successful high school education is not about accumulating knowledge, it's about self-directed learning. If your...

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The APD Controversy Explained

The APD Controversy Explained

Is APD a thing? Auditory Processing DIsorder (APD) is an impairment in auditory perception that can be the underlying cause of many learning problems, including specific reading and language disabilities. Gemm Learning uses Fast ForWord software to treat learning and...

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