Nothing is more hurtful and difficult than watching your child with dyslexia go to school and feel like a failure. It’s painful to watch him curl up inside himself, embarrassed, frustrated, and not understanding why learning has to be such a struggle. Why reading comes so easily to the other kids and not to him.
Has anyone told you that reversing dyslexia without drugs is impossible? Or have you heard that dyslexia is something you and your child must learn to live with? Neither one is true. Dyslexia is not a lifelong condition. Contrary to “conventional medical wisdom” and traditional education philosophy, dyslexia does not have to be forever. It
One of the joys of what I do is giving families hope and help for their children with dyslexia. I love writing and sharing as much information as I can to help you make an educated decision when it comes to dyslexia treatments. When I get excited about how I can help your child, I
We all want our kids to succeed in life. If your child is dyslexic or ADHD, you may worry about how successful they will be as adults. I’ve worked with kids and adults with various learning and behavior challenges for over three decades. The following are simple things you can do at home or in
If I could give you a written prescription for your child to help reverse dyslexia, it would look something like this: Patient: Your Child Rx: Exercise 30 minutes Play 30 minutes Music 30 minutes Dosage: One to two times per day as desired Refills available: Daily for life –Dr. Books My reversing dyslexia prescription is
“You are what you eat.” What you eat can literally help your child succeed at school or fail. Healthy eating plays a tremendous role in reversing dyslexia and ADHD. Set a good example to your kids, and give them the tools they need to create a healthy lifestyle. Here are some ideas to get the
Dyslexia is one of the most recognized learning disabilities, but it’s not truly understood. All too often, a child or adult is diagnosed and then immediately put on Ritalin or a similar pharmaceutical. Rarely is the topic of reversing dyslexia brought up, much less discussed. If you’ve been reading this blog for very long, you
What? Breaking sugar addiction may reverse dyslexia? You read that right. Stop the sugar, and you’ll be amazed at how your health and the health of your children will improve. Here’s the story of one child who broke her sugar cravings. Megan came to me to improve her grades and her attitude about school.
Your child craves your company, and spending time with him or her is the best thing you could do to help boost confidence and self-esteem. However, many parents don’t know what they could or should be doing with their kids. While there are a million and one activities you could share, here are a few
Dyslexia is not a disease or handicap. Quite the opposite—it’s simply a different way of processing and learning to read. In fact, many dyslexics show phenomenal talents in other areas that have nothing to do with school or reading. I remember one sixth-grade boy who was both dyslexic and ADHD. To keep him from disrupting