Posts by Linda Alexander

Alphabet Mastery

The initial steps involved in all Davis programs is to set individual goals, determine the Perceptual Ability of the client and to schedule an intensive study week.  All programs begin with the introduction of the ‘Davis Tools’.  The tools are then practiced intensely over the duration of the week.  The Alphabet Mastery is the first…

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The Theory Behind Davis Dyslexia Correction Methods

By Abigail Marshall © 1999, 2005 In 1994, my son’s life was turned around when we tried a few simple exercises that we found in a newly released book, The Gift of Dyslexia, by Ron Davis. After years of struggle, tears, frustration and anger, my son’s reading problems seemed to dissipate almost magically, within less…

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37 Common Characteristics of Dyslexia

Most dyslexics will exhibit about 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics can vary from day-to-day or minute-to-minute. The most consistent thing about dyslexics is their inconsistency. Appears bright, highly intelligent, and articulate but unable to read, write, or spell at grade level. Labelled lazy, dumb, careless, immature, “not trying hard enough,” or…

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