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Dyslexia Theories and Models

About dyslexia theories: the phonological deficit theory, magnocellular theory, rapid naming deficit, double deficit hypothesis, and the multiple deficit model that considers all the aspects that may contribute to dyslexia.

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Dyslexia: More than a Phonological Deficit

Most problems can be solved once we know what causes that particular problem. For example, a disease such as scurvy claimed the lives of thousands of seamen during long sea voyages. However, the disease was cured fairly quickly once the cause was discovered: a vitamin C deficiency. A viable point of departure would therefore be to ask the question, what causes dyslexia?

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10 Types of Learning Disabilities and How to Help

This article discusses ten types of learning disabilities and how to help: dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, language processing disorder, visual processing disorder, auditory processing disorder, ADHD, autism, and nonverbal learning disability.

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23 Facts and Stats 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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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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Dyslexia Treatment Program Based on Four Pillars

Dyslexia treatment based on four pillars: (1.) the Orton-Gillingham approach, (2.) cognitive training, (3.) the development of two crucial brain areas for reading and writing, and (4.) solid learning principles. Is there, at last, some light at the end of the tunnel?

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Understanding Reading Problems in Children

How common are reading problems? What are the symptoms of reading problems? What are the effects of reading failure? What causes reading problems? What can parents do to help their children? How can Edublox help?

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What Causes Dyslexia? What the Latest Research Reveals

The term dyslexia refers to persons for whom reading is simply beyond their reach. This article investigates three possible causes of dyslexia: genetic influences, cognitive deficits, and brain differences.

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Understanding Dyslexia

What is dyslexia? How common is it? What are the signs? What is the impact? What causes dyslexia? What cognitive difficulties underpin reading? How is dyslexia diagnosed? Can dyslexia go undetected? What is the best treatment?

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Dyslexia and the Brain: What Research Studies Reveal

Article reveals the differences between the dyslexia brain and typical brain, based on the latest research.

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10 Important Benefits of Reading

How does your child fare with reading? It is one of the first and most important skills taught at school. The benefits of reading is far-reaching throughout your child's life, while poor reading skills may have dire consequences.

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Reading Fluency: What it Is, Why It Matters, How to Measure and Improve It

Reading fluency is the ability to read with speed, accuracy, and proper expression. In order to understand what they read, students must be able to read fluently whether they are reading aloud or silently.

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