Entries by Christian Nophsker

Prenatal Care Links with ADHD

Prenatal Care Links with ADHD Prenatal Care Links with ADHD Lipid Panel During Pregnancy According to a new study, understanding your lipid profile during pregnancy, can be important in lowering the risk of ADHD. Lipid profiles are a panel of blood tests that serve as an initial medical tool for detecting abnormalities in the blood, […]

Dyslexia Impacts Hearing Too

Dyslexia Impacts Hearing Too Dyslexia Impacts Hearing Too Some consider dyslexia a problem that exclusively affects the ability to read and recall words. However, data suggest dyslexia encompasses more than just that, and affects how the brain processes speech as well. Dyslexia affects Processing Speech Typically, there are big differences in reading, but for something like listening, […]

Dyslexia and Reading Terms & Definitions

Dyslexia and Reading Terms & Definitions Dyslexia and Reading Terms & Definitions Alphabet principle is the letter combination, as well as individual letters, which constitute symbols that are used to represent speech sounds. The letters and combinations are based on systematic and known relationships between written letters and spoken words. Digraph is one sound resulting […]

What is Orthographic Mapping?

What is Orthographic Mapping? What is Orthographic Mapping? Orthographic mapping is the process of forming letter-sound connections in order to combine and recall the spelling, pronunciation, and the meaning of words. It involves the critical process by which children are able to learn to read words at a glance, spell a word aloud (and from […]

The 3 Ways Dyslexia is Experienced

The 3 Ways Dyslexia is Experienced The 3 Ways Dyslexia is Experienced Dyslexia is more complex than what was originally understood. Research now demonstrates that there are 3 subsets of dyslexia; phonological awareness, rapid automated naming, and double deficit. This was demonstrated by different patterns of brain activation of the participants when reading and rhyming […]

Phonemic Awareness and Its Importance for Academic Skills

Phonemic Awareness and Its Importance for Academic Skills Phonemic Awareness and Its Importance for Academic Skills Phonemic awareness is the ability to be aware of and use individual sounds, also known as phonemes, in spoken words. Phonemic awareness is crucial for developing fluent reading. Phonological awareness refers to the broader skill of recognizing and utilizing […]

Classroom Accommodations for Dyslexia

Classroom Accommodations for Dyslexia Classroom Accommodations for Dyslexia In addition to engaging in our signature training system (The Power Learning Tower), an effective treatment for dyslexia is accommodations and learning strategies that are individually tailored to the person’s needs. Although there are similarities in the signs and symptoms of dyslexia, each person will have their […]

Best accommodations for Dyslexia

Best accommodations for Dyslexia Best Accommodations for Dyslexia In addition to engaging in our signature training system (The Power Learning Tower), an effective treatment for dyslexia is accommodations and learning strategies that are individually tailored to the person’s needs. Although there are similarities in the signs and symptoms of dyslexia, each person will have their […]

Dyslexia Signs & Symptoms by Age Group

Dyslexia Signs & Symptoms by Age Group Dyslexia Signs & Symptoms by Age Group Preschool Even before exposure to reading material begins in the classroom, children can demonstrate signs and symptoms of dyslexia. The disorder can affect the child’s verbal language skills, which are the precursors to reading abilities. Signs and symptoms to look for […]

Dyslexia: The Assessment & Diagnostic Process

Dyslexia: The Assessment & Diagnostic Process Dyslexia: The Assessment & Diagnostic Process When an individual is suspected of having dyslexia, they are referred for a Psychoeducational Evaluation (this evaluation is also known as a Psychological, Learning Disability, or a Neuropsychological Evaluation), typically by a teacher or sometimes by the child’s parent who notices that the […]