Malayaka House and LiPS® Program Helping Children Read in Uganda

Thirty years ago, Nanci Bell and Pat Lindamood acted on their vision to help each individual learn to his or her potential. Flash forward to today, and those efforts are reaching children on a global level. This month, children in Uganda were introduced to the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® Program (LiPS®) for Reading, Spelling, and Speech, courtesy of special education teacher Susan Koepplinger. [...]


UAB Study on Children with Autism: Improved Reading and Brain Activity Utilizing Visualizing and Verbalizing® Instruction

Autistic children improved reading and brain activity after 10-week reading intervention By Jeff Hansen Ten weeks of intensive reading intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder was enough to strengthen the activity of loosely connected areas of their brains that work together to comprehend reading, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have found. At the same time, the […]


Seven Essential Strategies to Strengthen Language and Literacy Skills for English Learners

During my time at Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) in Southern California, we helped our high percentage of English Learners (ELs) meet the dual goals of English acquisition and standards-based proficiency. We worked with students like Maribel to provide them with a critical component of language and literacy acquisition: sensory-cognitive instruction. [...]


New Technology Gives One Tennessee District Support it Needs to Help Struggling Reade

With the help of four robots, instructors at Tullahoma City Schools and Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes have teamed up to provide another innovative way to educate students. Funded by a discretionary grant totaling $99,750, students who struggle with reading and language arts will receive supplemental education through March of 2016. [...]


What does it mean to ‘Dream Big for Learning?’

We asked Nanci Bell: “What does it mean to ‘Dream Big for Learning?’” In 1986, Pat Lindamood and I established the first Lindamood-Bell Learning Center. Our vision was to help each child reach his or her potential, no matter the age, no matter the previous diagnosis, nor the extent of the struggle with learning to […]


The Imagery-Language Connection: Imagery and Verbal Processing for Literacy, Cognition, and Memory

“If I can’t picture it, I can’t understand it.” — Albert Einstein. Einstein’s famous axiom underlies comprehension and critical thinking. In classrooms today, great teachers explicitly develop a student’s ability to visualize the content they are covering. Consider this short passage: “An ice age is a period when for a long time the temperature [...]


Upcoming Conferences Featuring Lindamood-Bell Presentations

Lindamood-Bell is making an international impact by presenting at several conferences outside of the United States in 2014-15. Here are some of the conferences, including those in North America, coming up: International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Annual Reading, Literacy, and Learning Conference, held in San Diego, California, November 13th, 2014. The presentation, by Angelica Benson, Director […]


Dunseith Welcomes Robot Coach

Dunseith Elementary School students and staff are trying something no other school in North Dakota has done before. Their Pre-K through 6th grade classrooms now have a fully functioning robot coach as part of the Lindamood-Bell® literary solutions program. In years past, the Lindamood-Bell program would […]


Center Schools Achieve Full Accreditation Status

Each year the Colorado Department of Education determines accreditation ratings for all 178 school districts in the state of Colorado based on state achievement test results, graduation rates, and ACT scores. Accreditation categories a district can earn range from Turnaround to Priority Improvement to Improvement to Accredited, to the state’s highest rating Accredited With Distinction. […]


Lindamood-Bell Awarded Accreditation

Nanci Bell, Co-Founder and CEO of Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, announced June 30, 2014, that Lindamood-Bell and all of its 56 Learning Centers have been granted AdvancED Accreditation. The AdvancED national commission conferred the accreditation, which recognizes Lindamood-Bell as a quality education system. The accreditation process involves three ongoing components: 1) meeting high quality standards; 2) […]

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