update on daughters reading

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April
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update on daughters reading

Post by April » Tue Nov 18, 2008 1:57 pm

I wrote earlier about being concerned daughter may be dyslexic (she would sound out a word like nap and then say pan). I took her to a developmental optometrist and started her on eye therapy once a month in the office and I do exercises with her daily. What a difference it has made. I didn't even practice reading with her for over a week when we first started doing the exercises and then when I did work on some phonics with her, it went so much better.
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Carrie
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Re: update on daughters reading

Post by Carrie » Tue Nov 18, 2008 2:36 pm

Oh April,

Thank you SO much for updating us on this. I was wondering what you decided to do and how your little sweetie was doing. Praise the Lord for giving you the answer you needed! :D

Blessings,
Carrie

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Re: update on daughters reading

Post by water2wine » Tue Nov 18, 2008 3:31 pm

April that is wonderful! How great they were able to find something that would make a difference. So happy for you! :D
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Re: update on daughters reading

Post by Kathleen » Tue Nov 18, 2008 3:54 pm

I'm so glad for you and your daughter. I bet she'll be so excited about reading (without the words swimming all over the page)! :D Thanks for sharing the good news.

:D Kathleen
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Re: update on daughters reading

Post by Mandy in TN » Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:23 am

Very cool! :D
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Re: update on daughters reading

Post by inHistiming » Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:36 pm

Glad to hear things are going better. It's such a challenge finding the right 'solution' to a reading problem. I'm excited for both you and your daughter and the new reading road you're on! :lol:

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Re: update on daughters reading

Post by anointedhsmom » Fri Nov 21, 2008 2:15 pm

April,

So glad to hear she's doing better. I know how you feel. My 9.5 year old son is just able to read 3 letter cvc words at this point but we are plugging along and I can't wait until I can post and say that he was able to knock back a book mostly on his own WITH comprehension!

Rejoicing with you!
Blessings,
Paige in TN
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