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Ask Susan: Help for Severe Dyslexia

What are the symptoms and causes of severe dyslexia, and could interventions based on fundamental learning principles enable children with severe dyslexia to learn read?

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A Parent’s Story: Amazing Improvement in Reading and Spelling

A mother in Utah shares her son's progress after doing Edublox for five months. He was diagnosed with apraxia of speech, poor working memory, sequential processing disorder and severe ADHD. His parents also suspected severe dyslexia.

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Case Study: Overcoming Severe Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Low IQ

Meet Maddie, a 10-year-old who had been diagnosed with severe dyslexia, moderate dyscalculia, ADHD, and low IQ (low 80s). People who had evaluated her said that they had never seen dyslexia as severe as this before. Her parents had been told by more than one professional that Maddie would probably never read, and that they should try to find things that Maddie could be successful with outside of academics, because she would never be successful in academics...

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Ask Susan: Daughter Has Profound Dyslexia, Dysnomia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia

My daughter Amy tested as profoundly dyslexic and struggles in math, writing and spelling as well. We have done two years of OG and have seen reading improvement, but she is still at least two grades behind. She has always been homeschooled though.

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Parenting a Child with Dyslexia: The Fears, Hopes and Dreams

"If you do not have a child with dyslexia or know anyone who cannot read, you cannot imagine the feelings of hopelessness, disappointment, and desperation to find something, anything that will work. You cannot imagine how limiting it is in the life of a child to be unable to read anything, to be surrounded by the written word and it being forever out of your reach...."

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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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