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11 05, 2017

Can Vision Therapy Help my Child?

By | May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What can vision therapy accomplish? Vision therapy was developed before the Great Depression.  Also known as orthoptic training, this therapy is designed to improve vision skills such as eye movement control and eye coordination.  These are also called visual motor skills.  In addition, therapy is used to treat lazy eye or amblyopia. There are a [...]

21 04, 2017

Improve Your Child’s DIBELS Score in Just Five Minutes per Day

By | April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I am going to share with you a powerful way to improve reading fluency. So much talk in the past few years surrounds improving DIBELS scores. What are DIBELS?  DIBELS stands for The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills.  This benchmark was developed back in the 1970s and 1980s.  It all started at the [...]

3 04, 2017

How do I treat Lazy Eye?

By | April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lazy eye causes and treatments Lazy eye or amblyopia results when an eye cannot be corrected, with glasses or contacts, to see 20/20. What causes lazy eye?  The two most common reasons are refractive amblyopia and strabismic amblyopia. Let’s discuss refractive amblyopia first.  If an eye has a refractive error, this simply means that it [...]

24 03, 2017

Convergence Insufficiency – How to help

By | March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Convergence insufficiency treatment Convergence insufficiency results when a patient's two eyes cannot simultaneously converge, or point inward, to align on a near target. First, a little background.  When you look at an object at distance, each of your eyes point straight ahead at that object.  Then, your right eye takes a picture of the object [...]

14 03, 2017

Dyslexia – How to diagnose and best treat it. Watch this video to help your child get the tutor he needs.

By | March 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dyslexia is frequently misunderstood and often overlooked in students.  Learn how to recognize dyslexia and where to get the best treatment for dyslexia in Pittsburgh.  From letter reversals to difficulty with phonics, you can recognize dyslexia and find effective help for your child.  Watch this video to learn more. https://youtu.be/Vu_xWKJ6eu0

8 03, 2017

Best reading tutor can boost your child’s reading level by two years or more.

By | March 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Would you like your reading tutor to improve your child’s reading speed and accuracy?  And, while accomplishing this, would you like to boost your child’s reading comprehension too? Of course you would. It is not only possible, I will show you how you can do this.  What makes me so sure?  Because we tutor reading [...]

28 02, 2017

Learn Tutor secrets to empower your kindergarten or first grade students. Tutor to build strong, fluent elementary school readers. Tutor for success!

By | February 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tutor the magic of reading Want to be a great tutor to your children? Tutor your young children, using proven research.  Back in 1991 there was a study completed by researcher named Moats.  This study showed remarkable statistics.  Just focus on this fact.  A very good, young reader in first grade knows at least [...]

27 02, 2017

Welcome to Red Apple Learning Center’s blog

By | February 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In this blog I will share with you research and information that can help you with education, concussions, vision therapy and other medical eye procedures. Many of the posts will provide helps for you to tutor your child. Techniques used by reading specialists pioneered from a combination of medical and educational information will be featured. [...]