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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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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 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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Understanding Dyslexia: A Guide for Parents

What is dyslexia and what are the signs? How common is dyslexia? What is the impact of dyslexia? What causes dyslexia? What brain-based skills are involved in learning to read? What can parents do to help their children? How can Edublox help?

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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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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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Dyslexia Treatment: 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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