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NEW!! Beating Dyslexia and Acalculia: A Live Edublox Case Study

Meet Vivienne, an 11-year-old American girl who was adopted from China at age 5½. 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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Brain Training for Dyslexia?

Individuals with dyslexia can have weak working memory skills and there are many 'brain training' programs, with slick marketing behind them, that purport to improve or even cure dyslexia...

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Orton-Gillingham Method of Teaching Reading

The Orton-Gillingham method of teaching reading was developed by Anna Gillingham and is based on the theoretical work of the American neurologist Samuel Orton.

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Turn Dyslexia Around

Many people will tell you it cannot be done. Once you have it, you have it for life. This does not have to be the case.

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Closing the Gap: ‘Matthew Effect’ in Learning Disabilities

You've heard the saying "the rich get richer and the poor get poorer". The same is true for learning – those with learning difficulties face a growing academic achievement gap when compared to other students. This is known as the Matthew Effect and is the subject of the next episode in our Short Video Series.

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Dyslexia: The Three Pillars of Edublox Intervention

A concerned mom writes: “My son has just been diagnosed with dyslexia. It runs in our family – my husband has the same, and so did his father. Because my husband has experienced first-hand the anxiety, low self-esteem and academic mayhem this reading disorder can cause, we want the best help for our son. How can Edublox assist?”

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20 Facts About Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a frustrating and often embarrassing problem in our world of high-tech communications. Edublox compiled a list of 20 facts about this learning disorder.

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“Matthew Effect” in Reading: Why Children with Dyslexia 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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Ask Susan: Help for Severe Dyslexia

What are the symptoms and causes of severe dyslexia, and could interventions based on fundamental learning principles enable children with severe dyslexia to learn read?

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Study: Rapid Naming Not Part of the Phonological Deficit in Poor Readers

Rapid naming refers to the speed with which the names of symbols (letters, numbers, colors, or pictured objects) can be retrieved from long-term memory...

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Poor Short-term Memory: A Core Deficit in Dyslexia

A study shows that adults with dyslexia present a deficit in core verbal short-term memory processes, a deficit which cannot be accounted for by the language processing difficulties that characterize dyslexia.

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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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