Not everyone knows that OG stands for Orton-Gillingham. Not everyone knows that OG stands for the original riot girls. I only learned the latter this weekend when I read an article about Feminism and Punk in The New York Times. We take it that everyone knows that OG stands for […]
Each summer, families like ours, with kids with reading and learning issues, have endless debates about our school options for the following academic year. “What are you going to do about school next year?” “We’re in due process. Maybe our district will pay for a specialized school.” “We were moved […]
Nobody likes to tell little white lies about dyslexia services for school-age children, but that’s where we are. What would you do to change the educational climate of teachers and or the kids they teach with reading issues such as dyslexia? We have to do something, and as parents and […]
“Your child should attend a school specific to language disabilities or consider the home-schooling option.” Families like ours receive this type of recommendation all the time, and it is a life-changer. Perhaps you work full-time, or you know that you and your kid are not a good fit for a […]
Kids with learning differences are smart. Tell them everyday. It is the biggest change we can make today.
Progress, progress, progress. The overall impression from the tutor and some of the administrators is that our daughter progressed at Camp Dunnabeck. Mostly we hear that she is making incredible progress, but we simply need to hear the word “progress” to be relieved. It has been years since the word […]
READING OPTIONS What about school for next year? We had an awesome day at Kildonan, home to Camp Dunnabeck. What’s not to like? The curriculum is structured around intense Orton-Gillingham tutoring, they have a state-of-the art assistive technology lab, strong academics, wonderful arts options, a great sports program, and the […]