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Dyslexia Types: What Are the Different Types of Dyslexia?

The terms phonological dyslexia and surface dyslexia are generally used to describe two main types of dyslexia. Phonological dyslexia includes trouble breaking words down into syllables and into smaller sound units called phonemes, while kids with surface dyslexia struggle with reading because they can’t recognize words by sight.

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Dyslexia Causes: Genetic Influences, Cognitive Deficits, Brain Differences

Most problems can only be solved if one knows what causes that particular problem. A viable point of departure would thus be to ask: what causes dyslexia?

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What Is Dyslexia? What Are the Symptoms and Signs?

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Dyslexia’s History: Berlin, Morgan, Hinshelwood, Orton, Kirk and Others

Recognition of developmental dyslexia is credited to James Kerr and Pringle Morgan. In an article to The Lancet titled “A case of congenital word blindness,” Morgan (1896) identified a 14-year-old boy called Percy...

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Dyslexia Overview: SociaI and Emotional Impact, Role of IQ, and Viewpoints

Imagine not being able to read. Your qualifications would most likely exclude a twelve grade certificate, seriously limiting your chances for academic and occupational success.

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“Matthew Effect” in Reading: Why Children with Reading Difficulties Fall Farther and Farther Behind

“Matthew Effect” is sometimes summarized by the adage ”the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.” In the case of young readers, good readers read more and get better at reading, whereas less-skilled readers read less and fall farther and farther behind their peers.

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Beating Dyslexia and Acalculia: A Live Edublox Case Study

Meet Vivienne, an 11-year-old American girl who was adopted from China at age 5. Her parents have tried many avenues to help her catch up on her development delays. While she made progress in certain areas, her academics continued to lag. They thus embarked on the Edublox program on November 3, 2020...

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Dyscalculia: Definition, Symptoms, Types, Causes, “Big 5” of Intervention

William is eighteen years old, and he excels in drama and art. He’s an avid reader and writes poems and short stories in his spare time. However, he is unable to graduate with his senior class because he doesn’t have the required credits in mathematics.

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Understanding Dyscalculia: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Math learning disabilities can be a debilitating problem in school and in later life. In today’s world, mathematical knowledge, reasoning, and skills are no less important than the ability to read. Dyscalculia, which means inability to calculate, is the most widely used term for disabilities in arithmetic and mathematics.

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Video: Susan’s Story of Helping Her Daughter Catch Up

Meet Susan, Vivienne's mom. Vivienne was adopted from China at age 5½. This video is about Susan helping her 11-year-old daughter catch up on her development delays. They started with the Edublox program 13 weeks ago. This is her story.

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Free Teaching Resources and Worksheets, K-8

Free teaching resources for classroom teachers and homeschool families: worksheets, videos and articles.

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Ask Susan: Orthographic Dyslexia — Symptoms, Causes, Intervention

Orthographic dyslexia, also called surface dyslexia, dyseidetic dyslexia or visual dyslexia, is a subtype of dyslexia that refers to children who struggle with reading because they can’t recognize words by sight.

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