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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Writing Problems – How To Help Your Child

Writing Problems – How To Help Your Child

Do's and Don'ts for Struggling Young Writers Every parent knows that sometimes getting their child to complete work can be challenging. Whether you are teaching your children at home or in school, some kids just refuse to write. They might have various reasons for...

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The Surprising Value of Learning Interventions

The Surprising Value of Learning Interventions

Treat Causes or Instruct? Is your child feeling overwhelmed by the amount of school-related work that they have to deal with, day in and day out? Do they seem to live a crazy busy life, packed with school commitments, sports practice, and extracurricular activities?...

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If Memorization Is Not Learning, What Is?

If Memorization Is Not Learning, What Is?

Education Should Be About Learning How to Learn - Not Knowledge If your child is attending a mainstream school in the United States, you have probably realized that there is a heavy emphasis on memorization of facts, knowledge.  The whole system is built around what's...

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Coping With Your Child’s Working Memory Issues

Coping With Your Child’s Working Memory Issues

Why Working Memory Matters The first step to help your child in coping  with working memory issues is identifying that there is an issue, and understanding why working memory matters. We hope this article will help. Our ability to remember specific information - our...

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Summer Slide or Summer Stride?

Summer Slide or Summer Stride?

Another Year of Lost Ground For Many You are probably aware of summer reading and learning loss - the notorious "summer slide," where learning momentum is slowed.  This applies to the high percentage of children who don't love reading and who don't read independently...

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What NOT To Do If Your Child is  a Struggling Reader

What NOT To Do If Your Child is a Struggling Reader

Reading at home is crucial to the learning to read journey Parents have such an important role to play in their child's learning to read journey. Reading at home is so important. And so it is important for parents to have a clear idea of their role and what they want...

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