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Bonnie Terry Named International Go To Pro for Special Needs

March 17th, 2015 2015-03-25T23:29:51+00:00 2015-03-17T20:15:23+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

“When your student is struggling, we already know they aren’t reading, writing, or doing math at grade level. The key to improving skills is to determine why the problem exists,” states Terry. “For example, ninety-five percent of reading problems are related to visual processing problems, which are not tested for in most schools. There are specific activities and exercises you can do to improve areas that are problematic.”

Terry, a 40-year Learning Disability Specialist and Board Certified Educational Therapist, uses a three-pronged integrative approach to help students improve reading scores in just 20 minutes a day. She shares these helpful steps with parents…Read more

Dyslexia Program Helps Students with Learning Reading

November 11th, 2014 2015-01-23T03:14:52+00:00 2014-11-11T09:26:54+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCET has put together over 40 years of experience as a learning disability, dyslexia, and ADHD specialist and designed a reading, writing, and study skills dyslexia program that you as parents can use with your kids to improve their skills. She teaches you every step of the way via video lessons. She also provides you with the books you’ll need to implement the program. The program was designed specifically with kids that struggle with learning reading. Some of the students successfully using the program have an identified learning disability or dyslexia, others are ‘falling through the cracks’ so to speak. Learning reading has always been a bit of a struggle. Others want to get a boost up.

Webinar: 5 Steps to Turning a Learning Disadvantage into a Life-long Advantage

October 6th, 2014 2014-11-18T08:11:48+00:00 2014-10-06T16:40:45+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Pat Wyman from HowToLearn.com is interviewing Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCET and she has agreed to show you step-by-step exactly what to do to turn those learning disadvantages: reading problems, comprehension problems, writing problems, dyslexia, learning disabilities, and ADHD into life-long advantages. There is a 5-step process to do this and Bonnie will go over all 5-steps. You don’t want to miss out on this learning webinar!

Auditory Processing and Learning…

September 24th, 2014 2017-09-15T22:22:24+00:00 2014-09-24T10:22:02+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Do your kids have trouble with:

  • Following instructions?
  • Rhyming words?
  • Reading comprehension?
  • Listening comprehension?
  • Remembering facts?
  • Reading aloud or dislike reading aloud?
  • Spelling words accurately?
  • Word problems?

These are all symptoms of difficulty with just one area of auditory processing. And auditory processing is one of the most common areas impacted in kids or adults with learning disabilities.

Back to School Year Contest Win this Awaken the Scholar Within Program

September 17th, 2014 2016-08-17T01:46:26+00:00 2014-09-17T10:06:06+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Awaken the Scholar Within VAK Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Therapy Program provides activities and exercises designed specifically to address the underlying root causes of learning problems. Bonnie Terry Learning is offering one of our ASW VAK Therapy Programs for FREE. Just enter the contest to win!

The activities in the program typically take any where from 3 minutes to 10 minutes. Each day (5-days a week) there are several exercises to do that can take up to 20 minutes a day. Many of the activities are ones you can do with the whole family. Some of the activities are paper and pencil activities. Other activities are movement activities such as specific bean bag toss activities. Doing these simple movement activities activates the brain so learning becomes easier.

Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic (VAK) Therapy Program and Improve Learning Skills

September 5th, 2014 2016-07-23T00:40:22+00:00 2014-09-05T12:33:57+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

We Learn through the Senses When you think about how we learn and realize that everyone learns through the senses, it makes sense that this is so. We all take in information by tasting, smelling, hearing, seeing, and doing, even if you have dyslexia, ADHD, autistic spectrum, or auditory processing problems. When you have dyslexic kids […]

Fun Halloween Learning Activities

October 28th, 2013 2016-02-25T01:09:40+00:00 2013-10-28T15:37:57+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

How do you turn Halloween Activities into a Learning Experience Even if Your Kids Have Dyslexia or ADHD? Ten Minutes to Better Study Skills Bonnie Terry, M. Ed., BCET is a LD Specialist. Ms. Terry helps parents identify, understand, and address the underlying causes of their child’s learning problems. Dyslexic, LD and ADHD kids advance […]

Reading Fluency Training Solves the Most Common Reading Problem in Just 5 Minutes

September 19th, 2013 2016-02-25T01:02:41+00:00 2013-09-19T14:08:44+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Reading fluently describes how a skilled reader reads silently or aloud. You can only check reading fluency and improve reading fluency by reading aloud. Confronting Reading Fluency Problems Let me give you an example…I met Amanda in February; she was in 5th grade. She had brown straight hair and a great smile, although she didn’t […]

Improve Your Learning Skills in 20 Minutes a Day

September 12th, 2012 2016-03-22T09:18:27+00:00 2012-09-12T19:35:23+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

SpecialNeeds.com is sponsoring a FREE webinar How to Improve Learning Skills: Reading, Writing, Spelling, and Math School has recently started and the homework wars may have already started too! This is the perfect time to see How to Improve Learning Skills: Reading, Writing, Spelling, & Math Reserve your Webinar seat now at: SpecialNeeds.com is sponsoring […]

Learning Reading For Older Children With Dyslexia or Learning Disabilities

July 19th, 2012 2012-07-19T16:41:44+00:00 2012-07-19T16:41:44+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Learning Reading For Older Children With Dyslexia or Learning Disabilities Five Minutes to Better Reading Skills. And, yes, it does take only 5 minutes a day! However, you do not want to only do that. Any skill taught in isolation remains that, an improved skill in isolation unless you make the bridge to bring the […]

Back to School Homework Help Teleseminar

August 14th, 2011 2011-08-14T17:10:48+00:00 2011-08-14T17:10:48+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Back to School Teleseminar Thursday August 18th: 5pm PST; 8pm EST For the first time ever, Bonnie is opening up her private Awaken the Scholar Within Call to all parents. This is a one time opportunity to have your  homework help questions answered so that you can set your child up for a successful school […]

Long-Term Effects of ADHD Medication

July 3rd, 2011 2017-11-29T19:38:09+00:00 2011-07-03T13:59:55+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

The following article was contributed by Jeremy Fordham Ph.D. programs in medicine, they are typically not versed enough in health care to know that there has been controversy about the long-term effects of ADHD medicine. Most Common ADHD Medication The most common ADHD medications children are prescribed are stimulant drugs, like Ritalin. Unfortunately, there are […]

Is It ADD or ADHD? Attention Deficit Disorder

June 26th, 2011 2015-02-04T23:26:13+00:00 2011-06-26T20:06:10+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Is It ADD or ADHD? Attention Deficit Disorder The term ADD attention deficit disorder is a common one today as is ADHD. In fact it is so common because the incidence of attention deficit disorder in 2007 of 4 year- old’s to 17 year-old’s was 9.5%. That is almost 1 out of every 10 in […]

Schools Out But Learning Never Stops…Summer Learning Activities to Improve Learning Skills

May 30th, 2011 2011-05-30T12:53:06+00:00 2011-05-30T12:53:06+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Summer Learning Activities to Improve Learning Skills Today FREE Live Webinar to help you improve your child’s learning skills on: Wednesday June 8th 8 pm Eastern, 7 pm Central, 6 pm Mountain, and 5 pm Pacific. Upon registering you will receive a FREE Handbook on the easy steps you can take to improve your child’s […]

6 Steps to Take to Improve Your Child’s Learning Skills Over the Summer

May 27th, 2011 2016-07-12T18:40:05+00:00 2011-05-27T15:56:52+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Improve Your Child’s Learning Skills Over the Summer Even though the school year is winding down, as a parent you are thinking about how to improve your child’s learning skills. You know learning shouldn’t end with the end of school. Learning is something that continues throughout life. I know your children don’t want to hear […]

Best Special Needs Websites

April 12th, 2011 2011-04-12T17:19:54+00:00 2011-04-12T17:19:54+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Best Special Needs Websites: Reading Skills When you are looking for ways to help your special needs child improve their learning skills, especially their reading skills, you want to find the best, the most knowledgeable  website and you want to do that as quickly as possible. What if you are searching to find the best […]

Suspect ADD or ADHD? Struggling and Feeling Like a Failure?

February 22nd, 2011 2011-02-22T20:12:16+00:00 2011-02-22T20:12:16+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Does Your ADD or ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder) Child Dread Going to School? In my 37 years of experience as an Educator, a Learning Disabilities Specialist, and an Educational Therapist, I have found that kids struggling with ADD/ADHD often feel stupid, like a failure, and dread going to school.  They may get frustrated with schoolwork […]

Learning Reading, Dyslexia, ADHD, Homework Help Webinar

January 19th, 2011 2011-01-19T17:52:20+00:00 2011-01-19T17:52:20+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

What the Schools Don’t Tell You That You Need To Know to Give Your Kids a Learning Advantage Even if They Struggle with Learning Reading, Dyslexia, or ADHD You will learn how to give your child a learning advantage even if they have dyslexia, struggle with learning reading, have ADHD, or take too long to […]

Get Learning Reading Help Now Webinar Recording Is Here

November 8th, 2010 2010-11-08T18:17:41+00:00 2010-11-08T18:17:41+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Learning Reading Help Is On The Way The RECORDING of the webinar: Get Learning Reading Help Now is now available. See it here, but it will only be available for the next 3 days. You know what it is like after school and evenings. Your child often struggles to get their reading or writing or […]

Proust and the Squid: A Must-Read for Parents with Kids Struggling to Read

November 5th, 2010 2010-11-05T16:37:09+00:00 2010-11-05T16:37:09+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Proust and the Squid: A Must-Read for Parents with Kids Struggling to Read This guest post is contributed by Olivia Coleman If your child is struggling with reading in particular, is actually dyslexic, or possesses some other impediment to learning such a valuable skill, then it’s important to know as much as possible about the process […]

Improve Learning Reading Skills Easily

October 30th, 2010 2010-10-30T12:19:41+00:00 2010-10-30T12:19:41+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Give Your Child a 2 – 4 Year Advantage Learning Reading and Writing Whether Your Child Has LD, Dyslexia, ADHD, or is Gifted… You know your child is bright but you still have homework struggles. You know how painful it is to see your child struggle or take forever to read their assignments. You just […]

Improve Learning Reading, Writing, Spelling, and Math Skills

October 28th, 2010 2010-10-28T13:01:01+00:00 2010-10-28T13:01:01+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

“FACT – It’s Not Too Late… Give Your Child A 2 To 4 Year Advantage in Learning Reading, Writing and Math In Just 20 Minutes A Day!” Does your child struggle with learning reading, writing, spelling, or math? Do they have reading comprehension problems? Do they understand their homework? Do they do their homework with […]

Is your child struggling with dyslexia, reading skills, writing skills, spelling skills?

August 16th, 2010 2016-04-26T23:53:28+00:00 2010-08-16T13:09:55+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry
Many children struggle with learning or work harder than they need to. In fact, many children work 3, 4, or even 5 times harder than they need to. I'm not just talking about children with dyslexia or an identified learning disability, or ADHD. Children that are falling through the cracks or are average in school [...]

What is the Best Sequence of Teaching Spelling Patterns to Dyslexic Students?

July 27th, 2010 2010-07-27T16:07:30+00:00 2010-07-27T16:07:30+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Hi, My question is what is the best sequence of teaching spelling patterns to dyslexic students? Which spelling patterns in particular will be the most tough for the dyslexics to grasp & what knock-on effect can they have on the learning of other patterns? Which doors would be opened in reading & writing by knowing a […]

Help for LD, Dyslexic, ADHD Students with Reading Skills, Writing Skills, and Spelling Skills

July 19th, 2010 2010-07-19T12:40:42+00:00 2010-07-19T12:40:42+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Parents want to help their kids improve their skills. That is a given as far as I’m concerned. All parents want the best for their children and when learning reading, writing, or spelling is hard they often don’t know where to turn. Parents often spend a small fortune seeking the help they need for their […]

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