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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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Dyslexia Treatment Program

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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What Is Reading Comprehension?

Reading comprehension is the heart and goal of reading, since the purpose of all reading is to gather meaning from the printed page. If a student says words in a passage without gathering their meaning, one would hesitate to call that reading.

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What Causes Dyslexia? What the Latest Research Reveals

We investigate three possible causes of dyscalculia -- genetics influences, cognitive deficits, and brain differences.

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Dyslexia Symptoms, Early Warning Signs, Risk Factors

We investigate early warning signs of dyslexia, dyslexia symptoms, risk factors, and conditions that are related to dyslexia.

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Dyseidetic Dyslexia: What It Is, How to Help

Reading difficulties related to visual-processing weaknesses have been called dyseidetic dyslexia, visual dyslexia, orthographic dyslexia or surface dyslexia. The primary deficit of dyseidetic dyslexia is the inability to revisualize the gestalt of the word.

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Is Dyslexia a Myth?

Extreme viewpoints exist about dyslexia, which makes it difficult for parents to know how to best help their child. On the one side there is the group who believe dyslexia is a condition that cannot be cured but endured. On the other extreme there are those who say diagnoses of dyslexia are a complete waste of time — and even that dyslexia is a myth.

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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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Rapid Automatized Naming and Dyslexia

Rapid automatized naming (RAN) refers to the speed with which the names of symbols (letters, numbers, colors, or pictured objects) can be retrieved from long-term memory. People with dyslexia typically score poorer on RAN assessments than normal readers.

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Reading Problems in Children

What are the symptoms of reading problems? What causes reading problems? What skills are involved in learning to read? My child reads well, yet lacks comprehension. Why? What can parents do to help their children? How can Edublox help?

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History of Dyslexia: Berlin, Morgan, Hinshelwood, Orton, Kirk and Others

The history of dyslexia from Kussmaul and Berlin to Kerr and Morgan, Hinshelwood and Orton to Strauss and Werner, Lehtinen, Kirk, and the Education for All Handicapped Children Act.

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What Are the 12 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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