We address the core thinking and language processes so learning can be approached with curiosity and confidence.
FRL specializes in providing research based and process based multi sensory instruction for students with significant struggles or diagnosis of a specific learning disability in the areas of: reading and spelling, language comprehension, critical thinking, math, and writing. Student progress is monitored with the AIMSWEB progress monitoring system. Reports and progress updates are provided.
All Educational Therapy sessions are delivered in one-to-one sessions. During an initial, complimentary consultation the diagnosis and recommendations are reviewed and a specific plan is developed.
Patricia Padgett’s critically acclaimed program teaches students the function of language in sentences, paragraphs, essays and narratives. Students will use language builders to brainstorm parts of speech, expand basic paragraphs to include elaboration and examples, explore essay structure, and write narratives utilizing setting, characters, plots, resolution and dialogue.
At the conclusion of the workshop, students receive a portfolio of their writing including masters of the writing tools employed during the sessions.
The Writing Adventures Summer Workshop is delivered in one-to-one sessions. 10-20 sessions are recommended. A personalized plan is implemented for each student to address his/her specific needs in the area of writing skills.
Does your student have a summer reading list? Or, would pre-reading next year’s novels minimize stress and overload? Our program will create a reading schedule for your student and provide the structure to analyze the story and identify the settings, characters, plots, and literary themes per novel.
The Breezy Summer Reading program is delivered in one-to-one sessions. 15-20 sessions are recommended and scheduled over the course of the summer to allow time for completing and analyzing the novels.
Students who have completed the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program® (LIPS) or need some assistance with word attack skills will benefit from this program. Students focus on syllable types, breaking multi syllable words, affixes, fluency, and morphology to improve reading and spelling skills.
Word Attack Plus! is delivered in one-to-one sessions. 20-30 sessions are recommended.
Meta-cognition, thinking about how you think, is an invaluable tool for efficient learning. Thought maps provide the opportunity to structure information and establish a base for analyzing and synthesizing information. This program:1) explores reading and note taking activities,2) develops thinking maps, and3) applies thinking maps to critical thinking tasks.Internet based tools and resources are also explored.
Map It! is delivered in one-to-one sessions. 20-25 sessions are recommended.
Math is cumulative. Processes studied this year will be applied and expanded upon next year. Typical challenge areas for students include fractions, decimals, integers, word problems, and algebra. Strengthening unstable math concepts during the summer can help prepare students for next year. Utilizing manipulatives and visuals, this program focuses on developing a concrete understanding of the math process and its application to problem solving.
Math Review & Preview is delivered in one-to-one sessions. 10-30 sessions are recommended. After core areas of need are determined, a specific plan will be created for the student.
Rhyming, clapping sounds and syllables, segmenting syllables, and combining syllables are just a few of the skills necessary to learn to read. A fun, multi- sensory, and interactive approach to letters and sounds prepares students for the reading process. Youngsters build the foundational phonological processing skills and enter school ready to learn to read.
Reading Readiness is delivered in one-to-one sessions. Students should attend sessions two to three times per week throughout the summer.