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Edublox Online Dyslexia Tutoring: Untangling the Dyslexia Puzzle

Edublox has been involved in teaching children to read, learn and achieve for more than 30 years. Most of our students over the years had a reading difficulty, and in many cases, their reading difficulty was so severe that they had been diagnosed with dyslexia.

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Online Dyslexia Tutoring: We’re Orton-Gillingham (OG) Based

The Orton-Gillingham (OG) method is brilliant. It's a direct, explicit, multisensory, structured, sequential, diagnostic, and prescriptive way to teach literacy when reading, writing, and spelling does not come easily to individuals, such as those with dyslexia. Why does research not back it up?

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Online Dyslexia Tutoring: We Develop Cognitive Skills

Weak cognitive skills prevent a process called orthographic mapping. Every word has three forms: its sounds, spelling, and meaning. The process of orthographic mapping involves the brain linking the three forms of the word and storing them together in long-term memory. It allows for instant word recognition, fluent reading, and accurate spelling.

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Online Dyslexia Tutoring: We Target Two Core Brain Areas

Research shows that a network of brain regions is involved in learning to read, one specifically in sounding out words, and another in seeing words as pictures. The picture area is known as the visual word form area (VWFA) or visual dictionary.

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Online Dyslexia Tutoring: Learning Principles Are Fundamental

The application of certain educational learning principles is a core aspect that has so far been overlooked in dyslexia interventions. Thorndike (1874–1949) called learning principles the “laws of learning” and provided a conceptual foundation for how people learn.

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Dyseidetic Dyslexia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Reading difficulties related to visual-processing weaknesses have been called dyseidetic dyslexia, visual dyslexia, orthographic dyslexia or surface dyslexia. The primary deficit of dyseidetic dyslexia is the inability to revisualize the gestalt of the word.

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What Is Dysphonetic Dyslexia?

Reading difficulties related to phonological and auditory processing weaknesses have been called dysphonetic dyslexia, phonological dyslexia or auditory dyslexia. Children with dysphonetic dyslexia have difficulty remembering letter sounds, analyzing the individual sounds in words, and blending sounds into words.

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Rapid Automatized Naming and Dyslexia: What Research Reveals

Rapid automatized naming (RAN) refers to the speed with which the names of symbols (letters, numbers, colors, or pictured objects) can be retrieved from long-term memory. People with dyslexia typically score poorer on RAN assessments than normal readers.

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23 Facts About Dyslexia

Where does the term dyslexia come from? How common is the problem? Is dyslexia tied to IQ? Does the dyslexic’s brain differ from the normal reader’s brain? Was Albert Einstein dyslexic?

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Special Font for Dyslexia: Does it Work, and Why?

It would be revolutionary if the reading performance of children and adults with dyslexia could be improved by using a special font. This is exactly what a Dutch graphic designer, Christian Boer, aimed to do when he developed the font “Dyslexie” in 2008.

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Dyslexia in Children: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Dyslexia is not easy to define, mainly because the term encompasses a wide and differing range of characteristics. Traditionally, dyslexia has been defined in terms of a discrepancy between actual reading performance and what would be expected based on the child’s intelligence....

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Dyslexia Comprehensive Guide: Overview

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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