Yeah! We’re all so happy to reach this milestone. Annabelle has come so far and we are so pleased. She really liked the last lessons.
I just wanted to send a quick thank you for the prizes from the first 2 code words. Kirrin was ecstatic to receive them! He woke up this morning and the first thing he said was – “can I do my easy read now?” He is really enjoying his lessons. We really enjoy watching him and his growing enthusiasm for reading. Where before he showed little to no interest in reading, today he is picking out random words – on cereal boxes, on post-it notes, on signs, and trying to decode them. What a joy.
We are now 43 lessons into Easyread. So far so good! Josephine is very enthusiastic about doing her Easyread lessons. I have seen MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS IN HER CONFIDENCE and slow steady progress in her decoding skills. In particular she is now able to separate out the sounds in a word. Before she had difficulty identifying the middle sounds in particular. Also she is not guessing nearly as much and when she does she is much more easily redirected back to the text.
So far she still seems mostly disinterested in picking up a book on her own. We are not pushing her at all. Although when we do read some together she seems less stressed then before. Which is awesome.
The late Robin Williams, a comedian and actor who took the world by storm with his antics and wit, struggled with dyslexia.
He joked about his literacy difficulties in an interview with Johnny Carson:
“I suffer from severe dyslexia,” Williams said. “I was the only child on my block on Halloween to go ‘trick or trout’ … Here comes that young Williams boy. Better get some fish.”
Although initially a shy child, once he discovered drama at high school he blossomed. He was on multiple athletic teams and was elected class president.
He studied acting at Juilliard but left in his junior year at the suggestion of one of his professors, who said there was nothing more to teach him! His teachers have since said that Williams was “a genius” – and anyone who has seen him perform would have to agree.
Did you read this recent article about one mother’s fight to get her son reading?
When Zachary was in 2nd Grade, he was already falling behind in his reading. He was diagnosed with dyslexia.
His mother hired a dyslexia tutor who worked with him 3 times a week, for 1 hour at a time, for 3 years. The cost per hour was $120.
Let us do the math for you…
That’s $56,160 total.
The good news is that Zachary is now reading at age level, in 5th Grade.
But it certainly does put Easyread’s $198 monthly subscription into stark perspective. That monthly cost covers:
- 31 daily lessons
- unlimited coaching and support from the Easyread team
- prizes through the post for the learner
- an online parent training suite
- free bonus downloads and games
- support for eye-tracking difficulties
- a 90-lesson refund success guarantee
We know that solutions that actually work cost money to produce and maintain. They can’t always be handed out for free. And we’re so glad Zachary is now reading. But we wish his mother could have spent 9 months on our program for the same results, spending $198 a month for Easyread compared to $1560 a month for dyslexia tutoring!
Sarah Forrest is a Reading Specialist for the Easyread System, a highly effective solution for children with dyslexia, reading difficulties, auditory processing issues and more. Try a free 10-day trial at www.easyreadsystem.com
I feel so happy to be on 4. I worked so hard with my mom. My teacher says I am improving in class with reading and science and social studies. The lessons are hard and easy. The lessons help a lot with reading improvement. I would tell other people about easy read because it helps a lot and it is fun. My friend and family is happy.
Noah is doing well with the story and also with fluency. I have seen a great improvement in his reading of his school work in the past few weeks. Motivation remains good
FYI – Grace was able to read almost the entire above sentences (she only needed help with “little” and “thought”)! Easyread is such a blessing to our family! Thank you very much!
The New York Times recently published a fascinating article on what children all around the world eat for breakfast. The best part is that they’ve put together a collage of images from the breakfast table… it is simply fantastic!
Whether you are committed to cereal, toast, porridge, or a full English, you will love scrolling through this article.
Let us know what your kids eat for breakfast!
Sarah Forrest is a toast and eggs lover, and also a Reading Specialist for the Easyread System. Easyread is an online program for children with reading difficulties due to guessing, visual learning styles, dyslexia, auditory processing disorders and more. www.easyreadsystem.com
Just wanted to give you an update on Jamie. Over the summer he attended summer school where they identified he is now only 6 months below his reading age. But the most exciting thing for us and Jamie is that he is actually enjoying reading, something we never thought possible. He loves reading books and comics online. We definitely put this down to the work he did with easyread. Thanks you so much. It’s so wonderful to see.