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Common Dyslexia Warning Signs Learning Foundations Executive Director, Rafael Scarnati was at Daytime at Nine to talk about the Common Warning Signs for Dyslexia.  There are many myths about dyslexia that are getting in the way or early diagnosis and intervention. As part of National Dyslexia Awareness Month, we want to share some common early…

Sylvia Farber from 101 Advocacy Shares Behavior and Discipline Tips First, some background information: Exclusionary practices like suspensions and alternative schools don’t work. In fact, studies have suggested a correlation between exclusionary discipline policies and an array of serious educational, economic, and social problems, including school avoidance and diminished educational engagement; decreased academic achievement; increased…

Boerne Business Monthly featured Learning Foundations in its September issue. In its feature article “Learning Foundations of Boerne Helps Children with Learning Challenges and Other Needs”. This September, the magazine paid us a visit to learn more about the services that Learning Foundations provides for kids and teens with dyslexia, ADHD and other learning challenges….

Welcome Home Newspaper paid a visit to Learning Foundations for its August issue in Stone Oak to learn about how we help kids and teens with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning challenges.   Read the full article below: If your child is smart, but struggling in school and tutoring and homework help have not solved…

Congressman Lamar Smiths Visits Learning Foundations, Talks About Dyslexia Last Tuesday, Learning Foundations received a special visit from U.S. Congressman Lamar Smith, who is in San Antonio for a one week break from the legislative session. Why did Congressman Smith visit Learning Foundations when there is so much unrest in Washington D.C. with trying to…

The Connections App: Navigating the Care Journey, One Resource At A Time Caregivers in Texas are discovering the peace of mind that comes with having instant access to the most relevant resource information available for pediatric patients with special care diagnoses. The Connections App, an Android, iOS or Web-based application, is a free, easy-to-use information and referral resource for the…

Watch this 12 minute documentary on the state of Dyslexia in our schools.  You will be shocked when you see the level of misunderstanding of dyslexia from teachers, doctors, and even Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Fortunately, Texas schools DO provide dyslexia evaluations and intervention.  Unfortunately, most students with dyslexia fall through the cracks because of…

Whenever I talk about my job in the community, when I say I help students with Dyslexia the first thing I hear is, “Dyslexia, isn´t that reading words backwards?”  No really but gaining a true understanding of it takes a little more than a sentence summary. Diving into to all the information and the latest…

Should My Child Work on School Skills Over the Summer or Take a Break? By Mark Griffin My child has reading and math issues, and she’s worked really hard this year to make progress in these areas. Is it important for her to keep working on these skills over the summer? Or is it better…

This easy tool will help you find and map your dyslexic child’s natural strengths and abilities.  As a parent, it is very important for you to continue to develop your child’s strengths so that they can experience continued success in other areas aside from academics. Visit http://headstrongnation.org/parents/map-your-childs-dyslexia to take the full Strengths Assessment While you develop…

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