The Influence of Dyslexia on Math Achievement in Elementary Students

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term' dyslexia'? Most people associate dyslexia with difficulty in reading, writing, speaking, etc. Math is typically the last thing that comes to mind. But what if we told you that math is among the top areas where students with dyslexia have significant trouble? As dyslexia is a neurological learning disability, it affects people differently. Let's discuss this in today's blog to understand how dyslexia intervention programs are designed to help such students. What is Dyslexia? While dyslexia is a common term used to describe various language-learning challenges, it can [...]

Breakthrough Tutoring Programs For Children With Dyslexia: Embarking On A Journey Of Empowerment

Dyslexia, a learning disorder affecting reading, writing, and spelling skills, has long posed challenges for both children and adults. However, the tides are turning as innovative techniques and tutoring programs revolutionize the treatment of dyslexia, igniting hope in individuals with dyslexia and their families. Join us at the Strategic Learning Clinic as we delve into these remarkable advancements that have the power to unlock the potential of individuals with dyslexia. Brace yourself for a transformative journey of empowerment. Discovering the Extraordinary: Breakthroughs in Dyslexia Treatment The Orton-Gillingham Approach: Unleashing the Magic Prepare to witness the marvel of the Orton-Gillingham approach, [...]

Dyslexia: 8 Effective Tips to Support Your Child’s Learning Journey

Every child has unique talents and abilities that deserve nurturing and celebrating. However, for children with dyslexia, the learning journey can present unique challenges that require a unique approach. As parents, we are responsible for creating a supportive and inclusive environment where our struggling child can thrive academically and develop a strong sense of self. Welcome to Strategic Learning Clinic, where we understand the complexities and struggles faced by dyslexic children and their families. In this article, we are excited to share eight effective and practical tips that will support your child's learning journey and unlock their true potential. By [...]

How To Talk With Your child About Dyslexia

Navigating the Conversation: A Parent's Guide to Talking with Their Child About Dyslexia If you're a parent of a child with dyslexia, you know how challenging it can be to talk to your child about their reading and writing struggles. But don't worry, we've got you covered! In this blog, we provide some tips on how to approach this conversation and support your child's learning at home. As a parent, you want your child to succeed and reach their full potential, and learning at home plays a crucial role in helping them do that. Navigating the conversation about dyslexia with [...]

Easy Tips For Encouraging Positive Peer Relationships

An Overview Developing good relations and bonds with peers is a crucial social skill every child needs to learn. Good friendships in school not only make school days more fun but also become a massive support system throughout the teenage years and adulthood. Nevertheless, developing and maintaining such friendships only comes to some children naturally. Therefore, parents must play a role in building this necessary life skill in their children at an early age. In this blog, Strategic Learning Clinic will share some essential tips on how teachers and parents can encourage positive peer relationships at home and school. Tips On Encouraging Positive Peer [...]

School is Hard: 6 Signs Your Child Is Struggling

An Overview We are all aware of the fact that every child learns at a different pace and manner. How they access the curriculum at school is not always clear-cut. The unique learning process of a child does not always allow them to absorb all of the information adequately, thereby leading to anger, frustration, and even depression at times. If you feel that something is not right and your child seems less than enthusiastic about school lately, then it can be a sign that your child is struggling. The key to understanding the root cause of the issue is open [...]

Best Approaches to Working with Students with Dyslexia

One of the most common misconceptions is that children with dyslexia are incapable of accomplishing excellent results. Dyslexia is simply an indicator of a student’s learning style, and these children are more than capable of great success. Such misconceptions can make it difficult for a parent when they are in search of how best to support their child. It can be quite challenging for parents to help their children with dyslexia when it comes time for studying and homework. The first step is enrolling your child in extra tutoring sessions for added support and extra reading time. It is best [...]

Helping Your Child Prepare For High School

For students of any age, exam time can be overwhelming and intimidating. For students in grade 6, there may be increased pressures due to the high school entrance exams they have to write. Transitioning to high school is a big change. How do you help your child prepare for these big changes? It starts with Strategic Learning Clinic’s high school entrance exam preparation workshop. For many, the transition to high school can be frightening. Once the oldest in elementary school, students are suddenly the youngest. All of a sudden, their workload increases, with more homework and tests than in the [...]

Executive Function

Executive Function is a term that is becoming more well-known when discussing difficulties with learning. Like ADHD or dyslexia, it contributes to a student’s academic, social, and behavioural development and is not a specific stand-alone diagnosis or condition. But what exactly does it mean and what are the warning signs? What is Executive Functioning? Executive functions are a set of processes or higher-level cognitive skills that students use daily to plan, organize, monitor actions, make decisions, and execute goals. Since executive function includes working memory, cognitive flexibility, and self-control, difficulties with these skills can make learning in and out of [...]

How To Help Your Child Become A More Fluent Reader – Strategic Learning Clinic

Having fluency in reading is among the most essential skills for a child to master in their initial stages of elementary education. When children are infants, parents expose them to reading by pointing out store signs, reading storybooks, and reading out words printed on product packaging like cereal boxes. However, most children take a few years, generally between 5-7 years old, to learn how to read and start reading out loud by themselves. What Is Reading Fluency? Reading fluency refers to your child’s ability to accurately read text out loud at the perfect pace—not too fast, not too slow. This [...]

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