Occasional posts on the latest research into learning difficulties, and events at Summit Point School.

April 4, 2017

Protecting students from harmful content online

Parents used to worry about porn mags hidden under the bed, now they are worried about their kids browser history. There are simple tools that help you […]
April 1, 2017

The upside to labelling

Many parents can become concerned about labelling their children. Some believing that certain labels may limit learning, pigeonhole their children, or create negative judgment from their peers. Before […]
March 1, 2017

Are phonemic and phonological awareness the same thing?

Parents of children (and adults) with dyslexia hear the terms phonological and phonemic awareness often. But is there a difference? But is there a difference between the […]
February 1, 2017

Healthy treats

Peanut buttercups are one of the most delicious things to grace this planet. And we all chocolate is a sometimes food. So I did some research and discovered […]
January 15, 2017

Einstein Quote

I love this quote by Albert Einstein “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its […]
December 1, 2016

What is multi-sensory teaching?

Most parents who have children with dyslexia have heard of multi-sensory teaching or multi-sensory learning. Below we explain why using all of a student’s senses is the best approach when […]