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Ask Susan: Why a Multiple Cognitive Approach Is the Answer to Learning Disabilities

Susan provides four reasons why the best solution for learning disabilities is to follow a balanced and holistic approach and develop multiple cognitive skills, and not only some.

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Learning Disabilities: Kids and Families Struggle Beyond the Academics

Academic struggles can also create significant stress and anxiety for children and families, a new study finds. Using a 15-question survey in families of children on IEP plans, researchers document actionable levels of distress.

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Real Help for ADHD and other Learning Difficulties

Does your child have the ability to excel academically, yet struggles to reach his full potential? Is your child battling to concentrate, plan and organize, or is his memory poor? Does he struggle with reading? Does he, for example, confuse b and d? Does he read slowly and hesitantly, or with poor comprehension? Does he spell words as they sound, for example “rite” for “right”?...

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Einstein’s Learning Disability

The popular image that men of eminence are learning disabled promotes an aura of romanticism around the learning disabilities field. Albert Einstein, arguably the greatest scientist of all time, is usually at the top of the list of famous dyslexics. You can read about Einstein’s learning disabilities everywhere:

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Retraining Brains to Deal with Learning Disabilities

IMAGINE going through school unable to read, spell or write properly. You know you are not “stupid” but you just can’t seem to get the work into your head. You could be one of thousands of people who struggle with a learning disability in South Africa.

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TV Documentary, Mother of All Professions, SABC 2: Learning Difficulties

Edublox helps learners READ, LEARN and ACHIEVE. Our multisensory cognitive programs enable them to overcome reading difficulties and other learning obstacles, assisting them to become life-long learners and empowering them to realize their highest educational goals. View Mother of All Professions’ feature on Edublox.

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TV Documentary, SABC 1: Whizz Kids of Mzansi

This six-part documentary series, broadcast on SABC 1 in 2012, aimed at revealing the mystery behind the world of gifted children. Who are they, were they born with their gifts or were they nurtured into giftedness? Edublox featured in episode four of this series, on February 28, 2012.

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Conquering the Learning Block

Jayesh never showed any interest in reading, his concentration levels were low and he detested writing. His intelligence quotient, however, was above average. Today, Jayesh no longer avoids reading. His conversation skills have improved and he has become attentive. “He has shown tremendous improvement,” says father Sushil.

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Specially for the Young Ones

They say never make a problem work against you, make it work for you. The therapy with Audiblox teaches children that. Audiblox is a unique development programme aimed at the inculcation of basic skills that look at easy yet effective ways to help children overcome their learning disabilities.

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A New Style of Teaching

Vicky Neighbors has had an interest in education ever since she can remember. She even wrote an essay in seventh grade, "Teaching Exceptional Children," about teaching children with special needs. For example, children who are very intelligent, but have trouble reading.

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Types of Learning Disabilities

Over the past 30 years, it has become clear that there are two major clusters of learning difficulties. The most commonly known is reading disability, sometimes called dyslexia. Another equally prevalent but less commonly known disability is arithmetic (mathematics) disability...

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New Hope for Slow Readers

Despite having adequate intelligence and opportunity, many children show great disparity between their verbal skills and learning ability. These children, often regarded as 'learning disabled', are now being offered new hope...

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