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Would you like the next school year to be better than the last?

Teachers know and studies show that what happens over the summer can be a determining factor.

Kids who are already behind often fall further behind. But it doesn't have to be the case. In fact, if you do the right things over the summer it can lead to great grades in the following year. Read the article to find out more.Read more...

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Feb 05, 2015 By Judy Hanning

Decoding Dyslexia Iowa has put together a fantastic video showing dyslexia and reading statistics in Iowa (and the country). Additionally, it is full of the many smiling faces of kids who daily face dyslexia. It's absolutely worth watching and sharing with any parent, teacher, or other interested individual, no matter what state you're from.Read more...

Feb 23, 2015 By Judy Hanning

Learn about Dyslexia through the eyes of 14 year old Eliza. Check out this video!Read more...

Feb 02, 2015 By Judy Hanning

Dyslexia, ADHD, and/or Anxiety can be contributed to inner ear issues.Read more...

Feb 26, 2015 By Judy Hanning

Check out this new technique for dyslexia!Read more...

Feb 28, 2015 By Judy Hanning

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Jan 30, 2015 By Judy Hanning

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Dec 23, 2014 By Judy Hanning

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