Helping the struggling, distracted, or reluctant young reader
Young readers learn to read learn more quickly and with better retention if they are actively "engaged" with the material. After each sentence in our books, there is an action to take! In addition, reading in cursive is a boon to many dyslexics struggling with letter reversals.
When I started to suspect that our son Bain was dyslexic when he was 4 years old, I immediately began researching everything I could to help him. While mainstream approaches to dyslexia seemed to emphasize drilling and tutoring, as an owner of 2 healing arts centers and author of the book Unlocking the Heart of Healing (Healing Point Press, 2014), a “compensating” approach made no sense to me. I was interested in healing his brain, and I was lit with a fervor to find a way. W