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Dyslexia Causes

01

Oct'16

Dyslexia Facts

Over the years, the term dyslexia has been given a variety of definitions, and for this reason, many teachers have resisted using the term at all. Instead, they have used such terms as "reading disability" or "learning disability" to describe conditions more correctly designated as dyslexia. While a lot of uncertainty continues to surround dyslexia, here are some facts...

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13

Jul'16

Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 5)

No one can ever prepare a parent for two things: the immeasurable love that comes with having a child; and the sorrow and confusion that comes when your child appears to learn in a different way from other children. Knowing that literacy is key to success in both school and employment settings and society at large, can fill a parent with fear.

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06

Jul'16

Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 4)

Imagine how a parent feels if, despite doing all the right things - such as buying them lots of children’s books and reading to them every night - their child struggles to learn to read when they start school. It comes as a total surprise in that there is no apparent reason why this should happen...

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14

Jun'16

Help, My Child Has Dyslexia (Part 1)

There are few things that create so much tension within a parent as a child who struggles with reading, spelling and writing. Whereas most children find it easy, or relatively easy, for one out of five children this experience is very different.

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02

Apr'16

TV Programme: ITV’s “Let’s Talk” about Dyslexia

The term dyslexia was coined from the Greek words "dys", meaning ill or difficult, and "lexis", meaning word. It is used to refer to persons for whom reading is simply beyond their reach. Spelling and writing, due to their close relationship with reading, are usually included. Watch ITV's “Let's Talk” on the subject of dyslexia.

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08

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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10

Feb'15

Radio Interview on SAfm: Dyslexia

A discussion on dyslexia with Susan du Plessis, Owner and Director of Educational Programmes at Edublox, and Shirley Lindecke, whose son Ryan succeeded with Edublox.

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08

Feb'15

Radio Interview: Dyslexia

The word dyslexia means difficulty with words or language, and is frequently used to refer to a child — or adult — who seems much brighter than what his reading and written work suggest. In our age of verbal and written communication, linguistic difficulties are not easy to cope with.

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25

Feb'14

What Musicians Can Tell Us About Dyslexia

New research on dyslexia supports the hypothesis that dyslexia is caused by auditory-related deficits. Researchers studied 52 musicians, including 24 who are dyslexic and 28 who are not dyslexic, and compared the performance of the two groups in a variety of auditory tests.

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13

Oct'12

TV Documentary, Mother of All Professions, SABC 2: Overcoming Learning Difficulties

Edublox helps learners READ, LEARN and ACHIEVE. Our multisensory brain-training programmes enable them to overcome reading difficulties and other learning obstacles, assisting them to become life-long learners and empowering them to realize their highest educational goals. View Mother of All Professions’ feature on Edublox.

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