Dyslexia Loves Company

Dyslexia Loves Company

Dyslexia Comorbidity, Symptoms With Same Root Cause “… when you think of dyslexia as a symptom of deeper language processing issue, then it's not that surprising that it's almost never alone." Your child might have struggled with learning to read for a while before...

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Take Control of Your Child’s Learning

Take Control of Your Child’s Learning

When the school's timeline & goals differ from yours Raising a child is challenging enough, parenting a struggling learner - including auditory processing disorder, dyslexia, and ADHD - multiplies that challenge tenfold. This post focuses on what you can do when...

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Winning Essay – APD Dyslexia Scholarship 2019

Winning Essay – APD Dyslexia Scholarship 2019

Julian L., Going to College Every year, Gemm Learning provides a college scholarship for a student who has had to overcome APD or dyslexia or both on the journey to college. We have been providing these scholarships since 2013, and for the first time, this year the...

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Partner With Teachers to Help Your APD Child

Partner With Teachers to Help Your APD Child

8 Ways to Support your APD Child at School So, your child has just been diagnosed with (central) auditory processing disorder diagnosis. We’ll call it APD for short. As the parent of an APD child, your journey will be a lot smoother if you actively partner with their...

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8 Life Hacks for People With Dyslexia

8 Life Hacks for People With Dyslexia

Dyslexia Hacks to Make Life a Little Easier There's one thing all successful people with dyslexia have in common.  They've discovered tricks - dyslexia hacks -- that help them cope with their learning disability. Hacks that let them do things in ways that fit better...

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Is Homework Taking The Joy Out Of Parenting?

Is Homework Taking The Joy Out Of Parenting?

Is it time for a change? If you dread homework time, you are not alone.  Learning difficulties and homework battles go hand in hand. Stress, arguments, standoffs and general frustration play out in homes every school night all over the globe.  For a very good reason....

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Three Tips to Ease Back to School Stress

Three Tips to Ease Back to School Stress

Easing Back Into a School Routine The start of a new school year can be a stressful time for students and parents alike. This is especially true for students with learning difficulties. Whether the summer was fun filled and free of academics or included activities to...

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10 Scary Things About Teaching Your Child To Read

10 Scary Things About Teaching Your Child To Read

For Many, Learning To Read Is One of Life's Biggest Challenges Learning to read is a high stakes road fraught with difficulty. This list of the 10 scariest things about the journey to reading proficiency is a good reminder for parents of the conflicting goals and...

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