Have you been told your child has a poor working memory and that is the reason she cannot read? I do not believe a good working memory is essential in… Read more about A ‘Good Working Memory’ is not Essential for Reading Tuition
Teaching Reading: Changing Lives
Learning to read at age 14, has made me into a very effective Reading Therapist. I am more than just a reading tutor. I overcome reading problems and help children who struggling both with reading, and the emotional issues which arise, because they have fallen behind.
Maybe one of these children will be yours?
I have successfully taught hundreds of children to read, over the last 24 years. My early life and my Psychotherapy training has given me a sympathetic understanding of children as children, and an idea of what is actually going on in their minds, as they are learning. I also understand from first-hand experience, how it feels to go through school as a struggling reader.
My blog posts offer an insight into the Theory and practice of reading. I hope they will help you to help your child. Maybe the Case Studies will reassure you.
Suzanne & her Parent – A Case Study
Unhappy Children: Desperate Parents There are many children in our schools, who really struggle to learn to read. They make little progress, no matter how much help they receive. By… Read more about Suzanne & her Parent – A Case Study
Does your Child come Home from School Exhausted
The Daily Yawn Does your young child come home exhausted from school most afternoons? Reluctant to talk about his day, does he flop in front of the TV. When… Read more about Does your Child come Home from School Exhausted
My child isn’t decoding words. What do you mean?
Let me guess: you have spoken to your daughter’s teacher about her reading. He has explained that although she ‘knows her sounds’, she finds decoding rather tricky. Now you’re wondering if reading… Read more about My child isn’t decoding words. What do you mean?
Visual Acuity: Why your child struggles with ‘b’ & ‘d’.
Visual Acuity – is it ‘b’ or ‘d’? Many years ago, when I was ‘helping’ my son with his homework, I noticed that he wrote the letter p, backwards. I… Read more about Visual Acuity: Why your child struggles with ‘b’ & ‘d’.
Consonant Clusters: The Great Waste of Time!
I have a love/hate relationship with consonant clusters! I love them, because, they tell me so much about the method used to teach a struggling reader, and why she is struggling…. Read more about Consonant Clusters: The Great Waste of Time!