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What Is Dyslexia?

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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08

Jul'13

Dyslexia Symptoms and Signs

While the term is mostly used to describe a severe reading problem, there has been little agreement in the literature or in practice concerning the definition of severe or the specific distinguishing characteristics that differentiate dyslexia from other reading problems.

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01

Mar'13

Dyslexia: Get It Straight

The word "dyslexia" is often used to refer to the child who has an average or above average IQ and is reading 1 1/2 grades or more below grade level, and whose reading problem is accompanied by the signs below...

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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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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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