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Reading Center breaks ground on expanded Dyslexia Institute

By John Molseed jmolseed@postbulletin.com  Updated Sep 17, 2018 Sen. David Senjem, left, and Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede walk the grounds of the future site of the Reading Center Dyslexia Institute of Minnesota at 2010 Scott Road N.W. in Rochester. The two participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site Sunday. John Molseed / jmolseed@postbulletin.com▲ The writing… Continue reading Reading Center breaks ground on expanded Dyslexia Institute

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The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia

Sally and Bennett Shaywitz, co-directors of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity, have been conducting a study of people with dyslexia since 1983.CreditCreditChristopher Capozziello for The New York Times By Katie Hafner    Sept. 21, 2018 NEW HAVEN, Conn. — By now, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz might have retired to a life of grandchild-doting and Mediterranean-cruising. Instead,… Continue reading The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia

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Hard Words: Why aren’t kids being taught to read?

September 10, 2018 | by Emily Hanford This article has shown how children learn to read and how they should be taught. But many educators don't know the science and, in some cases, actively resist it. As a result, millions of kids are being set up to fail. September 10, 2018 | by Emily Hanford Listen… Continue reading Hard Words: Why aren’t kids being taught to read?

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Scientists Study Barn Owls To Understand Why People With ADHD Struggle To Focus

September 11, 20183:32 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered JON HAMILTON Scientists at Johns Hopkins University are studying barn owls to understand how the brain maintains focus. Meredith Rizzo/NPR Kids with ADHD are easily distracted. Barn owls are not. So a team at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is studying these highly focused predatory birds… Continue reading Scientists Study Barn Owls To Understand Why People With ADHD Struggle To Focus

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Dyslexia

from: Megha's World Aug 4, 2018 amwriting Emotions Pain Poems Poets “We often confuse what we wish for with what is.” ― Neil Gaiman, MirrorMask I’m suffering from the dyslexia of emotions always getting confused and bewildered when the pain crosses the boundary to get mixed with the love when my longing  for the company is oft met… Continue reading Dyslexia