Tag: dyslexia

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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Dyslexia and the Brain

11/11/2020 | By More
Dyslexia and the Brain

Researchers are continually conducting studies to learn more about the causes of dyslexia, early identification of dyslexia, and the most effective treatments for dyslexia. Developmental dyslexia is associated with difficulty in processing the orthography (the written form) and phonology (the sound structure) of language. As a way to understand the origin of these problems, neuroimaging studies have examined brain […]

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Humans are born with brains ‘prewired’ to see words: Study finds connections to language areas of the brain

11/03/2020 | By More
Humans are born with brains ‘prewired’ to see words: Study finds connections to language areas of the brain

Source:  Ohio State University Humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the stage at birth for people to learn how to read, a new study suggests. Analyzing brain scans of newborns, researchers found that this part of the brain — called […]

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What is dyslexia and what can be done to help?

10/05/2020 | By More
What is dyslexia and what can be done to help?

by David Morgan | 2 April 2019 Dyslexia can make learning to read a real challenge, but dyslexics are often exceptionally bright children, with incredible potential. We find that – with the right targeted support – every dyslexic can crack the code and start reading and writing well. If your child is struggling with dyslexia, he or […]

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We Can’t Teach Love But We Can Teach Reading

09/25/2020 | By More
We Can’t Teach Love But We Can Teach Reading

Teachers can speak a lot of things into existence (a quiet line in the hallway, students sitting “criss, cross, applesauce”) but a love of reading isn’t one of them. Enthusiasm is a part of good teaching, but communicating a love of books isn’t the same thing as teaching reading. I learned that the hard way. When […]

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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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Children’s Confidence Boosted Thanks to Dyslexic Artist’s Reading and Learning Resource

09/16/2020 | By More
Children’s Confidence Boosted Thanks to Dyslexic Artist’s Reading and Learning Resource

by Rossie Stone MY NAME IS ROSSIE STONE. WHAT HAPPENED TO ME IN HIGH SCHOOL CHANGED ME FOREVER. All my way through school I struggled with processing information through words, both spoken and written. Listening to the teacher was really hard, as was following and remembering information from books.  After being at the bottom of […]

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Confessions of a Parent of Two Dyslexics

09/15/2020 | By More
Confessions of a Parent of Two Dyslexics

By Barbara Pearce Barbara in blue, with husband Norm, and children, Hope and Bradley   I am the last person anyone would go to for information about dyslexia.  I grew up as the classic bookworm. My goal was to read every book in my town library, and, from the piles of books I checked out […]

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Pigsy

09/09/2020 | By More
Pigsy

Pigsy tells the story of an artist who struggled for his whole life with severe dyslexia. His school days were defined by the frustration of trying to make sense of the words in front of him. His teachers kicked him out of class, held him back for extra lessons after school, and had him repeat […]

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Dyslexia – Dyscalculia!?

08/27/2020 | By More
Dyslexia – Dyscalculia!?

The authors, Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller and Dr. Livia R. Pailer-Duller, describe in this publication the necessity of intervention at the educational-didactic level, which is of preeminent importance for success in the training of people who have problems with reading, writing, or calculating. Information on ordering is found here: https://www.dyslexia-dyscalculia.com/ Available in English, German, and Spanish. Download PDF-Excerpt! […]

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