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!

Get to know our tutors: Chris

Every other month you can find a new “Get to know our tutors” video right here on our blog. We’ve got some great ones so stay tuned!

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Back to School: Reading your child’s emotions

As the first day of school approaches, you may notice your child behaving a little differently; acting out, not sleeping well, becoming clingy or being more prone to angry outbursts. In particular, for children with dyslexia or other learning disabilities.

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Book Review: Bounce Back How to Be a Resilient Kid

Book review by Marion May Bounce Back How to Be a Resilient Kid  By author, Wendy L. Moss, PhD Audience: 8-12 year olds Published by the American Psychology Association (Magination Press) www.apa.org/pubs/magination ISBN: 9781433819216 143381921X R is for...

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Inspiring reading confidence in a reluctant reader

Identifying a child with reading difficulty early on, pinpointing the reason for the difficulty, and getting appropriate help are essential to sustaining the child’s confidence and instilling a sense of reading enjoyment. A child who is reluctant to read and left without a diagnosis and interventions will become resistant to reading altogether, saying things like “I hate reading” or “I can’t read”  or “that’s too hard for me.”

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