Beyond Decoding to Reading Fluency

Beyond Decoding to Reading Fluency

Reading Fluency ** A guest post by Lynn Givens ** Fluency is made up of “accurate reading of connected text at a conversational rate with appropriate prosody or expression.” (Hudson, Lane, & Pullen, 2005) Reading fluency is an essential component of reading....
Literacy Screening

Literacy Screening

Literacy Screening Most children begin kindergarten excited by the prospect of finally learning how to read. The idea of reading excites them because it opens the door into a world they only had access to when someone else would read to them. They are excited to be...
A Parent’s Guide to IEP Meetings

A Parent’s Guide to IEP Meetings

A Parent’s Guide to IEP Meetings There is no way to deny it, IEP meetings are stressful and hard for any parent. I know professionals who go into meetings as advocates for other families regularly but still struggle with attending an IEP meeting for their own...
Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Glossary

Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Glossary

There are so many different terms that parents need to understand when it comes to Individualized Education Plans (IEP).  It can be very stressful going into an IEP meeting or reading through documentation about supports available to your child, and the last thing you...