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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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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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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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History of Dyslexia: 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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What Is Dyslexia? Dyslexia Symptoms and Signs

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Dyslexia Causes: What the Latest Research Reveals

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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12 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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Case Study: Overcoming Severe Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Low IQ

Meet Maddie, a 10-year-old who was diagnosed with severe dyslexia, moderate dyscalculia, ADHD, and low IQ (low 80s). People who had evaluated her said that they had never seen dyslexia as severe as this before. Her parents had been told by more than one professional that Maddie would probably never read, and that they should try to find things that Maddie could be successful with outside of academics, because she would never be successful in academics...

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