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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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Dyslexia Causes: Genetic Influences, Cognitive Deficits, Brain Differences

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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What Is Dyslexia? What Are the Symptoms and Signs?

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Dyslexia’s History: 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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Dyslexia Overview: SociaI and Emotional Impact, Role of IQ, and Viewpoints

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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“Matthew Effect” in Reading: Why Children with Reading Difficulties 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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Beating Dyslexia and Acalculia: A Live Edublox Case Study

Meet Vivienne, an 11-year-old American girl who was adopted from China at age 5. 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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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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Eye Movements in Reading

If you think about what your eyes are doing as you read, you probably imagine them moving in a smooth line from left to right, line by line. This however, is not the case.

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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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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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