We address the core thinking and language processes so learning can be approached with curiosity and confidence.

Who Can Benefit

"If he would just pay attention, I know he would understand what he's learning."

"If she read more, she would learn more words and her reading would be better."

"Sometimes he gets it and sometimes he doesn't. I know he's smart, but he doesn't seem to care."

Do you feel like this is you?


Children and adults with learning challenges or disabilities cannot pay more attention, try harder, or care more.  With the presence of a learning disability (Such as dyslexia), the brain is having difficulty receiving, processing, communicating information.

As well, individuals may have the underlying processing skills that support reading, spelling, and comprehension but have difficulty integrating these skills despite their efforts.


The following is a list of symptoms that may indicate the need for specific, science-based, process-based instruction:


  • Mispronounces words
  • May not enjoy looking at books or following along when being read to
  • Trouble learning learn letter names or the alphabet
  • Trouble rhyming
  • Difficulty understanding simple questions or directions; difficulty remembering what was just said
  • Trouble sequencing words in a sentence
  • Early delays in learning to speak
  • Demonstrates difficulty in understanding directions
  • Difficulty staying on topic
  • Difficulty naming people or objects

Elementary age, Middle & High School age, Adult

  • Poor reading and/or writing ability
  • Confuses similar looking letters and numbers
  • Difficulty recognizing sight words from page to page
  • Difficulty associating letters and corresponding sounds
  • Guesses at unfamiliar words rather than analyzing and sounding out the words
  • Reverses letter order in words
  • Adds, omits, or substitutes sounds within words
  • Difficulty reading fluently
  • Trouble sequencing words in a sentence
  • Avoids word problems
  • Avoids reading aloud
  • Responds inappropriately in many instances
  • Distractible, restless, impulsive
    • Says one thing, means another
    • Difficulty understanding words or concepts
    • Short attention span
    • Poor memory

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