Category Archives: Saving Aleczander

Did You Know That Henry Winkler Has Dyslexia?

Just like The Fonz, Aleczander, age 8, has dyslexia. Aleczander also has dysgraphia and oral motor disfluency. The fact that Aleczander is a third grader at Salem Sayers Baptist Academy and no longer attends his public school can be summed … Continue reading

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Finally An Educational Program That Conveys Meaningful Academic Benefit

Aleczander has specific learning disabilities. It’s important for public school special education teachers, and most particularly special education program administrators, to understand that kids who have learning¬†disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and oral motor disfluency don’t suddenly develop these learning … Continue reading

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Aleczander November 2015-May 2017

November 2015:¬†I met Aleczander when he was halfway through first grade and his parents asked me to help them figure out what was going so badly wrong for him at the public school. Aleczander’s articulation skills were less than those … Continue reading

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Aleczander’s Communication Skills Midway Through First Grade

MIGDAS Preschool Diagnostic Interview 11/3/15 During the MIGDAS diagnostic interview conducted on 11.3.16, Aleczander played appropriately with sensory toys as well as his own familiar and favored toys. He never lined toys up, refused to share, or insisted on performing … Continue reading

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