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By Edublox

21

Jun'05

Studies Show Dyslexia Impairs Driving

Dyslexia can affect one in many areas of your life, and driving a car is one of them. Dyslexia can impair a driver's reactions as much as a moderate drinking session. That is the conclusion of a small study which compared how quickly dyslexic and non-dyslexic drivers react to traffic signs.

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06

Apr'05

Television Exposure Associated with Attention Problems in Children

Early television exposure in children ages 1-3 is associated with attention problems at age seven, according to a study from Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle published in Pediatrics. The study revealed that each hour of television watched per day at ages 1-3 increases the risk of attention problems, such as ADHD, by almost 10 percent at age seven.

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11

Feb'05

Dyslexia: The Write Stuff

Who would have thought that sexy Tom Cruise was chastised as a child. But, by his own admission, the Collateral star says it took him years before he was able to speak openly about being dyslexic...

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27

Oct'04

There Are Ways to Beat Dyslexia

Reading and learning work hand in hard and are the two things that determine a child’s school career. Poor reading skills result in poor learning skills. This has become a reality for an alarming number of children.

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20

Sep'03

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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24

Jul'02

Kleurblokkies Verbeter Leesprobleme Speel-Speel

OOIT gedink gekleurde blokkies, inkleurpotlode, letters en werkkaarte kan die lewe van derduisende kinders en volwassenes wêreldwyd verbeter? Dít is Audiblox, die opvoedkundige leerprogram wat al sedert die 1980's hoop bring aan mense met leer- en leesprobleme.

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05

Jan'02

Audiblox Pre-school Programme Effective for School Readiness

0% scored a stave of 1 (very weak) compared to 7% of NED children; 0% scored a stave of 2 (weak) compared to 24% of NED children; 32% scored a stave of 3 (average) compared to 38% of NED children; 53% scored a stave of 4 (good) compared to 24% of NED children; and 16% scored a stave of 5 (very good) compared to 7% of NED children. READ MORE...

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11

Dec'01

The Causes of Learning Disabilities

Successful intervention is dependent on finding the cause or causes of a problem. Most problems can only be solved if one knows their causes. A disease such as scurvy claimed the lives of thousands of seamen during their long sea voyages. The disease was cured fairly quickly once the cause was discovered, viz. a Vitamin C deficiency...

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24

Nov'01

Verbeter Só Jou Kind Se Langtermyngeheue

Alhoewel die woord ‘geheue’ ’n “alles-of-niks”-proses veronderstel, is dit duidelik dat daar verskillende tipes geheue is, elk tot ’n mate onafhanklik van die ander. Sewe tipes geheue speel ‘n onontbeerlike rol in die leesproses.

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24

Nov'01

How to Improve Your Child’s Long-term Memory

In order to learn, a person must be able to store something that he has perceived, to recall later. Man's ability to remember or to recall to memory makes learning possible. Seven types of memory play an indispensable role in the reading process.

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