BLUSH! Initial and Final Blends Reading Game

BLUSH! Initial and Final Blends Reading Game

Once your student has learned initial blends in words (flag, brim, snip, drop), it is time to introduce your student to final blends. Final Blends are the 2 consonant letters at the end of a word that each make their own sound. Some examples of final blends are lamp,...
What is Dyslexia?

What is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that will affect an individual’s reading, writing and spelling skills. Although dyslexia is a word that is familiar to many, there is a lot of confusion about what it really is. On today’s post, I am going to explain to...
What is Orton-Gillingham?

What is Orton-Gillingham?

Orton-Gillingham is an approach used to teach students that are struggling with reading and spelling.  Although this approach will work with all students, it is primarily used with dyslexic students or students with reading disabilities.  Orton-Gillingham is often...