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A Multiple Cognitive Deficit Model of Developmental Dyslexia

A multiple cognitive deficit model considers all the aspects that may contribute to dyslexia: focused, sustained, divided and visual spatial attention; visual, auditory and phonological processing; rapid naming and processing speed; verbal, visual, auditory, sequential, iconic, short-term, long-term and working memory; logical reasoning; etc.

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Help Your Child Overcome Dyslexia

Most children look forward to learning to read and, in fact, do so quickly. For dyslexic children, however, the experience is very different: For them, reading, which seems to come effortlessly for everyone else, appears to be beyond their grasp. The process whereby they learn to transform what are essentially abstract squiggles on a page into meaningful letters, then sounds, then words, and then entire sentences and paragraphs, seems to be an impossible task.

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Dyslexia in Children: Symptoms, Causes and Solution

Dyslexia is known to have destructive emotional effects on children, and can leave its scars for the rest of one’s life. Besides long-lasting emotional effects, dyslexia can also lead to unemployment or underemployment. Know the signs, symptoms, causes and solution.

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Bizarre Reading and Spelling: A Severe Form of Dyslexia

Bizarre reading or spelling is a severe form of dyslexia and is characterized by the following symptoms: Guesses wildly at words regardless of whether they make sense or not... Spells bizarrely, for example substance spelled ‘sepedns’, last spelled ‘lenaka’... 

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How to Recognize Dyslexia in Children

The term dyslexia is frequently used to refer to a child who seems much brighter than what his reading and written work suggest. These symptoms indicate that a child has a reading problem and therefore needs help.

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Understanding Dyslexia in Children

How does one identify dyslexia? How many children have dyslexia? What are the effects of dyslexia? What causes dyslexia? You say certain skills are to be blamed for dyslexia. What skills are you referring to? What can parents do to help their children? How can Edublox help?

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Overcoming Dyslexia and Severe Reading Difficulties

Most children look forward to learning to read and, in fact, do so quickly. For dyslexic children, however, the experience is very different: For them, reading, which seems to come effortlessly for everyone else, appears to be beyond their grasp. The process whereby they learn to transform what are essentially abstract squiggles on a page into meaningful letters, then sounds, then words, and then entire sentences and paragraphs, seems to be an impossible task.

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Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 5)

No one can ever prepare a parent for two things: the immeasurable love that comes with having a child; and the sorrow and confusion that comes when your child appears to learn in a different way from other children. Knowing that literacy is key to success in both school and employment settings and society at large, can fill a parent with fear.

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Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 4)

Imagine how a parent feels if, despite doing all the right things - such as buying them lots of children’s books and reading to them every night - their child struggles to learn to read when they start school. It comes as a total surprise in that there is no apparent reason why this should happen...

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Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 3)

Dyslexia isn't just an academic and individual problem; it's also a family problem. Having a child with a learning problem impacts the entire family. Parents, brothers, sisters, and even grandparents become involved, must adjust, and are changed in the process.

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Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 2)

Going to school can be a nightmare for children who suffer from dyslexia. The stress and frustration they have to endure as a result of their poor achievement cause them to be reluctant to go to school, develop low self-esteem and have behavioral problems.

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Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 1)

There are few things that create so much tension within a parent as a child who struggles with reading, spelling and writing. Whereas most children find it easy, or relatively easy, for one out of five children this experience is very different.

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