The term dyslexia is derived from two words:  dys, meaning unable, and lexicon, which pertains to written words.  So the literal meaning of dyslexia is unable to read written words.  Clinical dyslexia is probably a neurological condition in which the brain reverses or distorts the images it receives from the eyes.  Clinical dyslexia is rare, [...]

Reading Comprehension

Many parents call our Reading Clinic seeking help for reading comprehension. Reading comprehension will automatically increase when students begin to read by phonics.  This improvement has two explanations: When students learn to read by phonics, rather than sight words or guessing by looking at pictures, the brain processes the data efficiently in the left hemisphere [...]

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