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Dyslexia and Neurological Differences

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Apr'19

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 which believe dyslexia is a condition that cannot be cured, but endured and on the other extreme there are those who say diagnosis of dyslexia is a complete waste of time.

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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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03

Oct'16

Dyslexia: Is the Shoe Perhaps on the Wrong Foot?

Reading is the most important skill that a child must acquire at school, because one must learn to read to be able to read to learn. The implication of this is that the child who is a poor reader will usually also be a poor learner.

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Jun'16

Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 2)

Going to school can be a nightmare for children who suffer from dyslexia. The stress and frustration they have to endure as a result of their poor achievement cause them to be reluctant to go to school, develop low self-esteem and have behavioural problems...

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Oct'15

The A2Z of Dyslexia

According to popular belief dyslexia is a neurological disorder in the brain that causes information to be processed and interpreted differently, resulting in reading difficulties. Historically, the dyslexia label has been assigned to learners who are bright, even verbally articulate, but who struggle with reading...

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Mar'15

Dyslexia and Neurological Differences — The Chicken and Egg Dilemma

In the light of neuroplasticity, confirmations of brain differences between the dyslexic and the ‘normal’ reader’s brain call for more research regarding cause and effect. Which of the two is the cause and which one is the effect?

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Sep'14

Dyslexia Isn’t a Matter of IQ, Brain Imaging Study Shows

Dyslexia could be just a label, according to scientists, after a study of brain scans found there is little difference between the way children with the condition think while trying to read and those who simply have a low IQ.

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Apr'12

New Research May Change the Face of Dyslexia

What do Richard Branson and Tom Cruise have in common besides being famous? They were diagnosed with dyslexia and found the strength to overcome the adversities with which they were faced. Most people, however, do not triumph over their dyslexia...

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Mar'12

New Research May Change the Face of Dyslexia

According to popular belief dyslexia is a neurological disorder in the brain which causes information to be processed and interpreted differently, resulting in reading difficulties. Historically, the dyslexia label has been assigned to learners who are bright, even verbally articulate, but who struggle with reading...

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Apr'07

How the Brains of Taxi Drivers Throw New Light on Dyslexia

The idea of a learning disability is deeply rooted in research studies indicating that the brains of people with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, are different from the brains of so-called “normal” people. Such neurological differences, supposedly, are the cause of dyslexia or a learning difficulty. More and more research studies, however, suggest that the cause-effect relationship should be reversed...

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