August 2015

March 2004

Structure of Intellect

March 18th, 2004|

People who struggle with learning often have holes in their education. These holes from misunderstood or confused concepts, missing skills, and inadequate experience  cannot be filled by the maturation process or by standard curriculum. Structure [...]

March 2002

Audiblox foundational skills

March 18th, 2002|

While useful for older children and adults; we needed a sequential memory program that could be used with groups of students interactively and Renie left again for training in South Africa in a program called [...]

March 2001

March 1999

Dyslexia training progress and rewards

March 18th, 1999|

During training, it was a struggle for Renie to  realize that people who process symbols as objects and need a clear picture of the concept of symbols cannot read well until the confusions are controlled [...]

March 1998

Dyslexia training with Ron Davis

March 18th, 1998|

Still searching, Renie looked at every program she could find that worked with Dyslexia. She found a program based on an idea she had never heard of before. The idea that some children and adults [...]

March 1996

July 1994

Moving to Spokane

July 18th, 1994|

Moving to Spokane Washington in 1994, Renie continued volunteering in her son's school. She assessed Kindergarten children using the Slingerland Assessment and formed a reading club after school for local students who struggled with reading. [...]

March 1994

January 1994

Still searching for help

January 18th, 1994|

Still searching for help, Renie took him to Hope Clinic in Bellvue where he was placed on an eye-vision therapy program and ADD-biofeedback. Again, there were small gains, but not the amount of change that [...]

July 1992

Slingerland training used to help children

July 18th, 1992|

Renie continued volunteering in her youngest son's classrooms as he began public school. She used what she had learned through Orton-Gillingham to help children with learning language. All of her experience did not help her [...]

October 1986

March 1985

Renie volunteers as art docent

March 18th, 1985|

Renie volunteered as an art docent through the University of Washington's Art Marks program - to engage children in an understanding of art and encourage their creativity. She observed that some of the most creative [...]

July 1976