About Lois Letchford

For the past 20 years, Lois Letchford has been a literacy problem solver. Specializing in teaching children who struggle with learning to read, her creative teaching methods vary depending on the reading ability of the student, employing age-appropriate, rather than reading-age-appropriate, material. Lois’s non-traditional background, multi-continental exposure, and passion for helping failing students equip her with a unique skillset and perspective. Originally a physical education teacher, she later completed a Master's in Literacy and Reading from SUNY Albany. Lois has presented her work at SPELD in Australia, the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children, the Spring Festival of Children's Literature in Maryland, and Ireland International Conference on Education. She is a member of the Australian College of Education. Reversed: A Memoir (Acorn Publishing), the story of her son's—and her own—learning disability, is her first book. Learn more at loisletchford.com

Finding Strengths

By |2020-02-05T15:25:01-04:00January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

By Lois Letchford My son failed first grade. The year was beyond terrible. Due to family circumstances, he moved on to second grade, with the thought that he would repeat this grade the following year. He was so far behind. I had spoken to his second-grade teacher. I found her to be delightful and caring. [...]