What Is a Language-Based Learning Disability?

Landmark360.org launched the five-part series What Is a Language-Based Learning Disability? to define and explain Language-Based Learning Disabilities (LBLD), offer tips on remediation, highlight the importance of early intervention, and give readers a glimpse into the life a family with a child with LBLD. Read these posts and give us feedback. We’re eager to know what you…

It’s a Myth That Young Children Cannot Be Screened for Dyslexia

This is part four of the five-part series, What Is a Language-Based Learning Disability? In part one, Bob Broudo talks about the early awareness of and research into Language-Based Learning Disabilities (LBLDs). Part two is primer on LBLDs, part three discusses remediation, and five features a day-in-the-life of a family with children with LBLD. Originally published on the International Dyslexia Association website,…

AT LEAST DO NO HARM…

Get it right at the start and you won’t have to worry about the finish. During his recent State of the Union Address the President spoke about mandating that students remain in school until they turn 18 or until they graduate. I am struck with equal parts of terror and rage. We must not abandon…

THE DYSLEXIA PARADOX

To date, the earliest that a reading disability/dyslexia (RD) can be reliably diagnosed is in second grade and most exhibit enduring reading impairments throughout adolescence and into adulthood. However, research has shown that intervention is most effective in kindergarten and first grade and that intensive instruction for “at risk’ beginning readers” can help many of…