My Daughter Made Strides in Improving Negative Behavior

Katie has always struggled with reading and word recognition. At the beginning of her second grade year she was still reading at or below a kindergarten level. This led to severe frustrations and very low grades. Katie did not want her classmates to teacher to know she was struggling so she would rush through her class work putting nonsensical answers or answering all questions the same. She was basically giving up. At the first parent/teacher conference of her second grade year, the teacher was already discussing the possibility of holding her back saying that she would not be ready for third grade. This was when we called for a consultation with LearningRx. Katie was tested, showing her IQ was normal, but she struggled in areas such as Visual Processing, Word Attack, and Processing Speed. We started the program with a very good trainer doing most of the training in the center and myself doing a fraction of the training at home. In the beginning, Katie fought tooth and nail every step of the way… with both the trainer and her family. We worked together trying techniques to help her stop fighting, fidgeting, remain on task, and stop the “I can’ts.” Katie made strides in improving this negative behavior and we began to notice her trying to read signs and phrases out in public, which indicated a desire that had not previously been seen. About half way through the program there was a meeting of the minds and we decided to switch Katie to a full time student with a more intense trainer geared toward younger children. Katie’s attitude started to improve concerning the reading program. Though she still pushed back when it was first mentioned that she would have to do certain lessons from the ReadRx program, she would complain once, but then follow through with at least attempting the lessons. At home, it has become less of a fight to get her to attempt to read. In general, she will still push back at first, but then she will follow through with attempting to read a short passage, as opposed to fighting for Every. Single. Word. Though fidgeting is still a problem, she is more aware of the problem than when she first started. She is also expressing a desire to read chapter books, though she is not on the level to be able to do this task yet. The desire is nice to see and we are feeding that desire with audio books and regular books, along with workbooks and going back to the short stories in the ReadRx books to help her develop these skills. Though Katie has not progressed as well as we had hoped, she has improved. We are extremely grateful to all those involved. This team has gone above and beyond trying to help Katie achieve success with the LearningRx program. With the skills we have all learned to help Katie counter the negative attitude concerning reading, it is our sincerest hope that we will be able to more effectively work with her in the coming hears to continue her reading...
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My LearningRx Experience Was Fun and Enjoyable

My main focus at LearningRx was to better my processing speed tremendously.  I was always so slow at completing tasks.  Majority of times I was last to finish tests and quizzes.  I hated that I always felt intimidated by my other classmates. My LearningRx experience was fun and enjoyable.  My favorite thing about this program is that when you come you don’t do “homework.”  It’s more fun when you can improve something by silly activities.  I had an awesome trainer who pushed me to get where I needed to be.  Now that I have finished the program I can definitely see a change from when I started.  Thank you...
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LearningRx and My Daughter’s ADHD

We noticed our daughter being distracted at home long before we ever had her tested. We hoped that once she was in school, she would have an easier time concentrating. Basically, the teachers just allowed her extra time or sent what was not completed home for homework. This put a lot of her learning on my shoulders. Finally last year, her teacher threatened to hold her back if she did not stay on task and complete her assignments in the allotted time. After several conferences, I decided to have her tested. Her doctor told us she was ADHD, in attentive type. Her doctor opted to try LearningRx instead of medication in the hopes we could show her how to stay focused. Although only half of her program was completed before school got out, she was able to maintain all A’s and B’s on her report card and score 3 A’s and 1 B in her TCAP tested subjects (with her being outside of the classroom so that other students wouldn’t be a source of distraction). She has completed the other half of her training this summer, which was hard at times but let her brain, keep working through the summer and not forget all of her reading and math skills. My daughter and I are working on reading a chapter a night in a book outside of her school reading and I notice a difference with her improved pronunciation of unfamiliar words. Also during her pre-testing of skills at school she was able to complete 30 times table mixed questions with over a minute left and scored a 100%. So, I hope I continue to see these types of results as we progress through her school year. I am so grateful for LearningRx’s help and...
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We Would Highly Recommend LearningRx

At the end of our sons 2nd grade year, we were told that our son should be held back, because of his inability to concentrate, sound out words, and actually comprehend what he is reading. His teacher said that, “she was afraid 3rd grade would be much too hard for him and that he would fall behind the other children”. Immediately, we took action to help him. We discovered LearningRx and we were encouraged by the program, because everything that was offered is exactly what he needed. We signed him up and told the teacher that we would like to go ahead and place him in the 3rd grade. We just finished the first 9 week grading period of 3rd grade and he made the Honor Roll!!  He can now sound out words. His spelling has greatly improved. He seems much more confident and less frustrated. He still skips and adds words, but not nearly as often as he used to. I believe LearningRx has given him the tools he needs to read anything he wants. We are so proud of him and how far he has come. We would highly recommend LearningRx. We have seen great results! We are very grateful for...
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My Son Was Struggling With Math

My son was struggling with math during his 5th grade year. By the time Christmas came around, I was concerned about his grades and that he might not complete 5th grade successfully. I heard of LearningRx through my pediatrician’s office, and I was intrigued. I knew that I was not capable of tutoring him, and I felt that this was the best option for my son. I was impressed with the program, and his trainer was very patient with him. I was quite pleased when my son got his report card. He scored a 96% in Math on his TCAP! He made remarkable progress because he was nearly failing math a few months before. I am very grateful for the skills he has developed through this...
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