Make Reading Practice Fun: Nessy Reading and Spelling Review

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This website exists to educate parents on the best methods and resources for teaching their struggling learners to learn. The reality is though that we can be the best teachers and use the best curriculum but learning for our kids is still hard. And honestly, who does enjoy doing what is hard?  Not me! This …

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Pre-order Nessy Fingers Touch-Typing

Nessy Fingers online is coming Summer 2017! Nessy Fingers Touch-Typing has been an award-winning Nessy program for some time, however in recent years it’s unfortunately started to become obsolete, not working on Macs or tablets. As great a program as the old Nessy Fingers was, it was time for an upgrade. Luckily, that paved the …

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The Best Online Reading Program for Screen-Addicted Kiddos

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This year A-Man is in “kindergarten”. I put that in quotes because when you’re homeschooling, and especially when you’re homeschooling an autistic kiddo, grade levels get a bit mushy. A lot of our school time has to look like play, and some days we do primarily therapy activities instead of traditional school lessons. The thing …

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Getting to Intervention: Identifying Dyslexia with Dyslexia Quest

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Parents and teachers have an urgent need for low cost, rapid, accurate identification of reading problems in order to move on with intervention as soon as possible, especially in those U.S. states where both identification and intervention are now legislative imperatives for school boards. Simple checklists are inadequate for the task of identification, but detailed …

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New Nessy Upgrade

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Nessy’s been upgraded! Don’t worry, most of the stuff is behind the scenes to make sure Nessy is working optimally for you, but there are a few new features for you to check out.






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Homeschooling & Dyslexia

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Homeschooling as a parent is a tough, but rewarding, year-round job, and it’s an option more and more parents are taking. Frustrated with a schooling system that doesn’t always supply the appropriate interventions to help children who learn differently, parents are taking their children out of school to ensure they get the help they need. …

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Hairy Letters App Sale!


 

Hairy Letters is the perfect first app for 4-6 year olds. Learn the letters of the alphabet and how to blend first words. Interact with animations and trace the letter shape onscreen with your finger.






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