The Open Door Blog

Welcome to our blog! Here is where you can read articles by our Open Door admin, tutors, and guest writers too. You’ll find tips and tricks, event and book reviews, inspirational stories, and the occasional exciting announcement too!

The Open Door Blog

Welcome to our blog! Here is where you can read articles by our Open Door admin, tutors, and guest writers too. You’ll find tips and tricks, event and book reviews, inspirational stories, and the occasional exciting announcement too!

What activities will sustain my child’s learning over the summer?

What activities will sustain my child’s learning over the summer?

As summer approaches, it’s important to find activities that boost the self-esteem and highlight the strengths of dyslexic children. Instead of focusing solely on academics, consider engaging in creative arts, sports, and outdoor adventures. These activities can help your child develop their talents and enjoy their summer to the fullest. Discover more ways to make this summer enriching and fun!

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Does your child’s teacher know how to teach and reach your dyslexic child?

Does your child’s teacher know how to teach and reach your dyslexic child?

Discover effective teaching methods tailored for dyslexic students in this insightful blog post. Learn how to empower your child’s learning journey with expert strategies and support. Explore practical tips for engaging dyslexic learners and advocating for their educational needs. With patience, understanding, and the right techniques, dyslexic students can thrive academically and develop confidence in their abilities. Join us as we delve into the world of dyslexia education and discover how to make a difference in your child’s academic success.

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Do you have a favourite Canadian book to read with your children?

Do you have a favourite Canadian book to read with your children?

Looking for the perfect way to relax and bond with your kids during the holidays? Dive into the world of Canadian-authored children’s books. Not only is it a delightful way to explore advanced content together, but it’s also a valuable approach if your child is struggling with reading. Dive into our recommendations and kindle the joy of holiday reading with your little ones.

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Is your child’s behaviour testing your limits?

Is your child’s behaviour testing your limits?

s your child’s behavior causing disruption and stress at home and in school? Explore Applied Behavioural Consulting, a solution to empower parents with effective strategies for managing challenging behaviors and fostering a harmonious family environment.

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Phonemic, decoding, fluency…What do all these dyslexia terms mean?

Phonemic, decoding, fluency…What do all these dyslexia terms mean?

Discovering that your child has dyslexia can be a challenging realization. Renowned Dyslexia expert, Dr. Gavin Reid, acknowledges the difficulty of accepting this diagnosis. However, it often brings immense relief, validating your concerns. The next step is understanding how reading remediation can profoundly benefit your dyslexic child. In this mini-lexicon, we’ll delve into crucial terms such as phonemic awareness, phonics, multi-sensory learning, and more, shedding light on the path to literacy for dyslexic learners.

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How can I build my dyslexic child’s self-confidence?

How can I build my dyslexic child’s self-confidence?

Dyslexic children often struggle with their self-esteem due to their difficulties in reading and learning. In this post, we provide effective strategies for parents and educators to build confidence in dyslexic children. From recognizing their achievements to promoting a growth mindset, learn how to support and encourage your dyslexic child.

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