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Help for Dyslexia

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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21

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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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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10

Oct'15

The Brain Is Plastic. And That Is Good News

Your son may be dyslexic, your daughter may have ADHD. Until quite recently these problems were regarded as devastating, but fortunately this is no longer the case. Today we know that the human brain is plastic — that it can change. And that is good news for your children.

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09

Aug'15

Overcoming Dyslexia

Most problems can only be solved if one knows what causes the problem. A disease such as scurvy claimed the lives of thousands of seamen during long sea voyages. The disease was cured fairly quickly once the cause was discovered, viz. a Vitamin C deficiency. A viable point of departure would therefore be to ask the question, "What is the cause of dyslexia?"

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28

Jul'15

About Reading Difficulties and Dyslexia

“Your child is dyslexic.” A parent’s worst nightmare may be to hear these words. A severe reading problem may be described as dyslexia, however what’s more important is knowing how these problems can be solved and that there is hope.

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28

Mar'15

Overcoming Adult Dyslexia

In this video Craig France talks about how dyslexia has affected his life, and how finding a solution has already started changing his life for the better.

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23

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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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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