Tag: children

The Benefits of Play in Cognitive Development

03/29/2021 | By More
The Benefits of Play in Cognitive Development

Editor’s note: While it may seem like a simple idea, play is fundamental to forming trust-based relationships. Play permeates the TBRI empowering, connecting, and correcting principles and as Dr. Purvis once said: “Play disarms fear, builds connectedness, and teaches social skills and competencies for life.” We’ve recently received a few questions about the benefits of […]

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9 Surprising Clues Of Dyslexia in Children

01/29/2021 | By More
9 Surprising Clues Of Dyslexia in Children

Will Your Child Grow Out of His Reading Difficulty or Is It Dyslexia? Are you worried your child’s slow start to reading might indicate dyslexia? Is your older child struggling with reading, but you are not sure how serious it is? Should you act now or will your child’s reading difficulties most likely resolve naturally? We all know […]

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Dyslexia and Working Memory Go Hand in Hand—How to Help Students Remember More

01/11/2021 | By More
Dyslexia and Working Memory Go Hand in Hand—How to Help Students Remember More

Samantha Cleaver on October 9, 2019 Brought to you by Learning Ally As teachers, we know that when students have certain abilities, they’re better prepared for school and life. Working memory is one of those things. We know it when we see it: Students are organized, know exactly what to do after you’ve given directions, and are […]

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Dyslexic Thinkers Aren’t Disabled Thinkers

11/17/2020 | By More
Dyslexic Thinkers Aren’t Disabled Thinkers

In the world of reading, we know oral language is mapped on to symbols we recognize as the alphabet. This is a sound-symbol relationship. When an individual struggles to grasp this relationship, the label of ‘dyslexia’ is often applied, implying a learning disability. This approach assumes everyone thinks and processes incoming information alike. What if […]

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Why Are Some Bilingual People Dyslexic in English but Not Their Other Language?

10/23/2020 | By More
Why Are Some Bilingual People Dyslexic in English but Not Their Other Language?

Featured Neuroscience October 9, 2020   Summary: The characteristics of language structure and writing system may explain why some bilingual people are dyslexic in English, but not in their other proficient language. Source: Brunel University In the English-speaking world, dyslexia is a learning disorder we’re all familiar with – if we don’t have it ourselves or have […]

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Why is it important for a child with dyslexia to have good self-esteem?

09/19/2020 | By More
Why is it important for a child with dyslexia to have good self-esteem?

Parenting coach, John Hicks, answers questions from parents of dyslexic children about self-esteem and dyslexia taken from the Dyslexia Show Virtual webinar “Why is it important for a child with dyslexia to have good self-esteem?” on the 7th May 2020.   Key Links: The Studying With Dyslexia Blog article – www.studyingwithdyslexiablog.co.uk/blog/dyslexia-show-virtual-questions-about-self-esteem The Dyslexia Show – […]

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The Gift of Being a Dyslexic Teacher

09/05/2020 | By More
The Gift of Being a Dyslexic Teacher

A dyslexic teacher can be more attentive in the classroom, sensitive to struggling students and modelling how to compensate for this spectrum disorder. By Matthew James Friday Dyslexia creates suffering for many students, but you rarely hear of teachers admitting to having it. Are teachers really still required, in the 21st century, to be models of […]

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Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development

09/01/2020 | By More
Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development

Rich experiences—from play to the arts and relationships—fundamentally shape a young child’s development. By Rishi Sriram June 24, 2020 When Albert Einstein was a child, few people—if any—anticipated the remarkable contributions he would make to science. His language development was delayed, worrying his parents to the point of consulting a doctor. His sister once confessed that Einstein “had […]

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Unlock a Summer of Fun with Bookshare’s #AllInTogether Summer Read-a-thon

08/05/2020 | By More
Unlock a Summer of Fun with Bookshare’s #AllInTogether Summer Read-a-thon

Published JUNE 10, 2020 by Laura Deck, Bookshare Communications Keep your child engaged with this fun and easy reading program featuring hand-picked reading lists, tips to encourage reading, and a pledge form As communities practice social distancing this summer, parents and children will be spending more time together than usual. This is an opportunity for parents of […]

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Approaches to Dyslexia Training

04/07/2016 | By More
Approaches to Dyslexia Training

The phenomenon of dyslexia is often referred to as a “learning disability”. However, these exceptional individuals just have different sensory perceptions due to genetic dispositions (Galaburda, LoTurco, Ramus, Fitch, & Rosen, 2006). Their different sensory perceptions cause them to view and experience our world differently, what can lead to significant accomplishments in arts, sports, and science – just not in reading and writing. Many researchers of different disciplines have dealt with this topic, mainly on how to address the reading and spelling issues that dyslexics have and how to render assistance. The approaches to research in dyslexia are as diverse as the various methods of training. What is needed is a comprehensive approach to dyslexia training that addresses all elements that cause the affected individuals’ problems to deliver faster and longer-lasting improvements.

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