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Dyslexia affects areas of the brain that process language and makes reading difficult

by Alannah Miller | Aug 12, 2019 | Counseling News, Learning Disabilities | 0 commentsBrain FunctionDyslexiaEducationLearning DisabilitiesReading Dyslexia makes reading difficult; those with this disorder might see words as backwards, upside down, or without spaces in between. This disorder can cause an individual to become frustrated with learning, especially when they aren’t yet aware of their disability.Therefore, understanding the signs of dyslexia and receiving… Continue reading Dyslexia affects areas of the brain that process language and makes reading difficult

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Difficulty processing speech may be an effect of dyslexia, not a cause

The cognitive skills used to learn how to ride a bike may be the key to a more accurate understanding of developmental dyslexia. And, they may lead to improved interventions. Scientists investigated how procedural learning how individuals with dyslexia learn speech sound categories. They found that learning complex auditory categories through procedural learning is impaired… Continue reading Difficulty processing speech may be an effect of dyslexia, not a cause

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Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

Findings could lead to tests that identify the disorder before kids fall far behind their peers A University at Buffalo psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia, a disorder that effects 80 percent of those diagnosed with difficulties reading, writing and spelling. Tasks which require audiovisual… Continue reading Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

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$20 million Schwab donation to create joint dyslexia research center at UC Berkeley and UCSF

By BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE | Mercury NewsSeptember 13, 2019 at 11:21 am from https://preview.tinyurl.com/y4cwwv9d Two campuses of the University of California announced Thursday they will create a new joint center for research on dyslexia and other learning differences, funded by a $20 million gift from financier Charles Schwab. The center will draw on expertise in the… Continue reading $20 million Schwab donation to create joint dyslexia research center at UC Berkeley and UCSF

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Dyslexia… it’s not as bad as it sounds

Posted on May 30, 2019 by tric Do you have dyslexia? Do you worry your child might? Well this post contains the homework of one of my two children who have dyslexia. It is from a number of years ago when my little one was ten years old. It was a time of uncertainty in my world, when… Continue reading Dyslexia… it’s not as bad as it sounds

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My Storee by Paul Russell

from https://childrensbooksheal.com/2019/06/14/my-storee-by-paul-russell/ Author: Paul Russell, Author; Aska, Illustrator; EK Books, Fiction, Oct. 2, 2018; Suitable for Ages: 4-Themes: Dyslexia, Spelling, Reading, Writing stories, Creativity; Opening: “Storees keep me awaik at nite and counting sheep neva helps becos I no a grand adventur is allways waiting four me at the end ov my pencil.” Book Synopsis: A… Continue reading My Storee by Paul Russell

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Gov. Gavin Newsom, who struggled with dyslexia, is writing a children’s book about it

By TARYN LUNASTAFF WRITER AUG. 15, 2019 5:28 PM from https://tinyurl.com/yyxaum33 Gov. Gavin Newsom gets a high-five from his son, Hunter, after casting his ballot in the 2018 primary election with his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, and children Brooklynn, Montana and Dutch.(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times) SACRAMENTO —  Gov. Gavin Newsom is writing a book for children with… Continue reading Gov. Gavin Newsom, who struggled with dyslexia, is writing a children’s book about it