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Dyslexia: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

19

Jun'21

Dyslexia: Fact or Fiction?

Megan struggles to read. She is eight years old and everyone in her class seems to read better than her. Megan tries really hard but it never gets easier. She feels silly. Mom thinks Megan has dyslexia.

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02

Jun'21

What Is Dysphonetic Dyslexia?

Children whose reading difficulties relate to auditory-processing weaknesses have been called auditory dyslexics or dysphonetic dyslexics. They tend to have good visual processing skills, but have difficulty remembering letter sounds, analysing the individual sounds in words, and blending sounds into words.

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10

May'21

Dyslexia: Symptoms, Causes and Solution

The extreme viewpoints about dyslexia make it difficult for parents to know how to best help their child. On the one side of the debate there is the group that believes dyslexia is a condition that cannot be cured, but endured and on the other extreme there are those who say diagnoses of dyslexia is a complete waste of time.

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06

May'21

Study: What Eye Movements of Those with Dyslexia Reveal

Researchers have long noted that readers with dyslexia employ eye movements that are significantly different from non-dyslexics. While these movements have been studied in small sample sizes in the past, a paper written by Concordia researchers and published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports looks at a much larger group.

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04

May'21

14 Facts and Myths About Dyslexia

Where does the term dyslexia come from? How common is the problem? Is dyslexia tied to IQ? Does the dyslexic’s brain differ from the normal reader’s brain?

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03

May'21

Study: Children with Dyslexia Show Stronger Emotional Responses

Children diagnosed with dyslexia show greater emotional reactivity than children without dyslexia, according to a study by UC San Francisco …

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24

Jan'18

Three Common Symptoms of Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common concern as it affects many children and adults. And although no two dyslexics have exactly the same symptoms, there are three key symptoms which you can, quite easily, pick up.

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03

Apr'17

Is Dyslexia a Brain Dysfunction? Here’s an Alternative Interpretation of the Facts

Research indicates that the dyslexic's brain differs from that of a "normal" reader. Does this mean that dyslexia is caused by a neurological dysfunction or is there an alternative interpretation that explains these differences?

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26

Jan'17

Dyslexia Linked to Poor Long-term Memory

Humans have a type of long-term memory (called 'implicit memory') that means we respond less to stimuli as they are repeated over time, in a process called neural adaptation. But the new research suggests that dyslexics recover faster than non-dyslexics from their responses to stimuli such as sounds and written words, leading to their perceptual and reading difficulties.

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22

Jan'17

Sequencing Difficulties: A Symptom of Dyslexia

Sequencing refers to our ability to perceive items in a specific order, and also to remember that sequence. In saying the days of the week, months of the year, a telephone number, the alphabet, and in counting, the order of the elements is of paramount importance. Many dyslexics have trouble with sequencing...

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