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Learning to read with an Easy Reading Card

Learning to read with an Easy Reading Card

Scientific studies have shown that a majority of individuals that exhibit reading problems are affected by subjective visual perception. When reading, the visual channels have to work precisely timed together so that there is no overlap of visual information. Science has proven the positive effects of the influences of colors while reading. Especially the color […]

08/14/2018 | By More
Hale’s Tale – Learn to Read app

Hale’s Tale – Learn to Read app

Hale’s Tale is a fun, innovative approach to learning how to read. Children embark on an exciting adventure where they play mini games that strengthen their early reading skills. Originally Hale’s Tale was targeted to all young kids (4-6 years old). However when the app was released it got a lot of positive feedback from […]

08/13/2018 | By More
Two Blind Mice – In A Squeaky Drawer by Robert Z. Hicks

Two Blind Mice – In A Squeaky Drawer by Robert Z. Hicks

Mouse in the Manger was illustrated and formatted by Ashley Otis.  She incorporated the following elements that would be appropriate for children, and make it easier for them to read: Colored font that is simple and enlarged.  Arial font is a good choice. The lines should be spaced apart, so the eye tracks on each line. […]

08/10/2018 | By More
Dyslexic/Dyscalculic children learn times table, thanks to new ‘Math Stories’

Dyslexic/Dyscalculic children learn times table, thanks to new ‘Math Stories’

Brain Magic is a stories-based times tables course that gets children with dyslexia &/or dyscalculia to memorize the entire times (multiplication) table in just a matter of hours. The parent of a child living with dyslexia & dyscalculia who used these math stories to memorize the times table in a single weekend, had this to […]

07/23/2018 | By More
Ross Linnett’s Journey from Struggling Student to International Business Owner of Recite Me

Ross Linnett’s Journey from Struggling Student to International Business Owner of Recite Me

Ross Linnett, Founder and CEO of Recite Me, can still remember his first day of school with surprising clarity. He recalls, “I was way ahead of everyone else in regard to reading. I think I was reading from around the age of 2, but from age 4 and 5 I was in a special reading […]

07/20/2018 | By More
The Trail of the Dragon by Robert Z. Hicks

The Trail of the Dragon by Robert Z. Hicks

My children’s rhyming story picture book, Danny the Dragon, was at the Page Design department of my publisher when I picked up the Winter Bulletin of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. (SCBWI) An article by Dr. Theodore Cohen PhD, “Are Authors Giving Up On 20% of Their Readers?” caught my attention. Dr. […]

07/14/2018 | By More
DocLexi™ – Learn Reading with Fun!

DocLexi™ – Learn Reading with Fun!

All new comprehensive app to improve children’s reading and spelling skills, based on proven therapeutic concepts DocLexi™ has been developed with the objective of helping children learn how to read, spell, and write with fun. It focuses on helping struggling readers and those with early signs of dyslexia. DocLexi™ has been built based on proven therapeutic […]

06/28/2018 | By More
Can Rhyming Help Children Learn to Read Better? by Robert Z Hicks

Can Rhyming Help Children Learn to Read Better? by Robert Z Hicks

Robert Z Hicks, known as “Mr. Bob” is an award winning author and publisher of children’s rhyming picture books.  Coming from a career of teaching college, how did you get started writing children’s books?  Had you always dreamed of someday writing children’s books?No, it never occurred to me to write children’s books.  I thought I was retired after […]

06/15/2018 | By More
Daryn’s Journey

Daryn’s Journey

Hello, I’m a proud grandmother of a 5th grader named Daryn. She attends Nichols elementary school in San Antonio, Texas.  Daryn is an outstanding athelete, excelling in softball, Basketball, swimming and track. She is graduating this year to middle school.  Daryn was frustrated, anxious and angry in Kindergarten. This was not our sweet, funny, playful […]

05/31/2018 | By More
New, Struggling Readers Find Success with Shared Reading

New, Struggling Readers Find Success with Shared Reading

By Rowena Rae and Elspeth Rae     Library and bookstore shelves have lots of books for kids in 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades, but most of them are un-readable by a dyslexic child who’s still grasping the basics of reading. In contrast, books with an appropriate reading level often have content aimed at kindergartners […]

04/20/2018 | By More