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What Is Surface Dyslexia? Signs, Causes, Overcoming

Surface dyslexia is a specific form of dyslexia that refers to individuals who struggle with whole-word recognition and irregularly spelled words. In this article, we discuss what surface dyslexia looks like, how it differs from other dyslexia types, and its causes.

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The Academic, Emotional, and Social Impact of Dyslexia

In this article, we delve into the academic, emotional and social impact of dyslexia, the effect on family dynamics, the role of teachers and parents in supporting dyslexic students, and the importance of intervention.

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10 Early Warning Signs of Dyslexia in Children

Dyslexia is a learning disability characterized by reading, writing, and spelling difficulties. We discuss the early warning signs of dyslexia in children. Signs of dyslexia can be difficult to recognize before a child enters school, but some early clues may indicate a problem.

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Punctuation: Use Commas with Dates, Addresses, and Titles

Rules for using commas in dates, addresses, and titles are explained with examples, exercises, and answers.

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Punctuation: Use Commas To Set Off Direct Quotations

A dialogue is a conversation between two or more people. If the speaker (not the listener) in the conversation is identified, their name, or the noun or pronoun used to refer to the speaker, and the verb that refers to their speaking are enclosed within commas.

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Punctuation: Use Commas Between All Items In a Series

Use a comma to separate each item in a series; a series is a group of three or more items having the same function and form in a sentence.

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45 Common Signs of Dyslexia in Children

We discuss 45 signs of dyslexia in children: the typical errors dyslexic kids make in reading and writing, and how dyslexia looks like in the classroom.

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What Is Orthographic Dyslexia?

Orthographic dyslexia is a subtype of dyslexia characterized by difficulty with whole word recognition, in particular with words that don't sound like they are spelled. In this article, we discuss what orthographic dyslexia looks like, how it differs from other dyslexia types, and its causes.

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What Are the 4 Stages of Reading Development?

According to Frith, children develop reading in four stages: symbolic stage, pictorial stage, alphabetic stage, and orthographic stage.

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The /ou/ Sound

There are three ways to write the /ou/ sound: /ou/ in out, /ou/ in cow, and /ou/ in plough and drought.

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Spelling, Writing, and Reading Improve; Top 20 in Math

Annabel struggled with spelling, writing, reading, and basic math. Edublox was discovered. From term 1 to term 3, Annabel’s average for her first language increased by 23% and the average for her second language by 30%. She is now one of the top 20 math students in 4th grade.

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Harlow’s Monkey Experiments

In the 1950s and 60s, at the University of Wisconsin, baby rhesus monkeys were kept in small barren cages where different groups were socially isolated for the first three, six, and twelve months of their lives. During these times, the baby monkeys had no contact with their mothers or other monkeys.

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