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Dyslexia

18

Jul'96

TV Documentary, Carte Blanche: Dyslexia and ADHD

Despite having an average intellectual ability and after many years of therapy, Michal was still completely illiterate at the age of 13. He was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder and severe dyslexia. But then Michal attended a 10-day course. View his remarkable progress...

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09

Jan'94

Dyslexia — Article in New Horizons

When in the fifties, the term “dyslexia” came to be widely used to describe normal children who had learning disabilities akin to those who suffered brain damage, it was seized on with relief by parents and teachers alike. The idea that it was only a matter of time before its cause could be isolated and a fix-it drug developed, seemed soothingly feasible.

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09

Jul'92

Dyslexia: New Treatment, New Hope

Why many intelligent children should suffer seeming 'word blindness' has baffled and frustrated parents and professionals in many fields throughout this century. Is there, at last, some light at the end of the tunnel? HILARY BASSETT investigates.

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09

May'92

Hope for Slow Readers

When last year teachers told Gail Lawson of Northdene that her daughter Jennifer's reading was "quite slow" for Class Two she didn't think much of it. But a few months later when she volunteered to become a "reading mother" at the school after being retrenched, she realised Jenny did have a real problem.

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01

Jul'91

Coming to Grips with Problems of Dyslexia

The problems of dyslexic people are little known and even less understood ― even by sufferers themselves. According to some educationalists, there is no such thing as dyslexia, but for many children and adults who despair of ever being able to read or write, the issue is very real indeed.

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24

Apr'91

Overcoming Dyslexia

Imagine not being able to read. Your academic career would not venture further than high school, seriously hampering your chances of ever working your way up in the world. You could never apply for a job without assistance, being incapable of filling in an application form. You couldn’t write to friends, read for pleasure or simply read road signs and maps on long journeys. In essence, you would be severely disabled in a reading world.

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01

Jun'90

New Hope through Audiblox

Dyslexia is a growing problem. There is no doubt that many children and many adults have difficulties in reading. Most people regard dyslexia as a learning problem or disability...

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21

Jun'82

Dyslexia Breakthrough

A program, which solves children’s spelling and reading problems has been devised by a Pretoria educationist, Dr Jan Strydom. Dr Strydom “completely by accident” stumbled on to this educational treatment which involves placing coloured blocks in various complicated sequences.

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