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Dyslexics show a difference in sensory processing

Published Thursday 22 December 2016 Neuroscientists at MIT and Boston University have discovered that a basic mechanism underlying sensory perception is deficient in individuals with dyslexia, according to study published in Neuron. The brain typically adapts rapidly to sensory input, such as the sound of a person's voice or images of faces and objects, as a way… Continue reading Dyslexics show a difference in sensory processing

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I Have Dyslexia. And I Became a Successful Entrepreneur. How You Can, Too.

Being unable to distinguish among the different sounds of letters of the alphabet can be scary. But support and an iPhone make a big difference. by Stephen Key Published 9:00 am EDT, Thursday, March 21, 2019 Like many creative people, I have a learning disability. Specifically, I have dyslexia, which means I cannot make out the differences… Continue reading I Have Dyslexia. And I Became a Successful Entrepreneur. How You Can, Too.

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Victoria Beckham reveals she is ‘self-diagnosed dyslexic’ and hints her kids also have the condition

The star has opened up about her hopes for the future of her offspring. BY MIRROR .CO.UK 13:05, 16 MAR 2019UPDATED13:24, 16 MAR 2019 Victoria Beckham has suggested all four of her children are dyslexic.The 44-year-old Spice Girl turned financially troubled fashion designer and 43-year-old husband David are the proud parents to sons Brookly, 20, Romeo, 16, Cruz, 14 and seven-year-old… Continue reading Victoria Beckham reveals she is ‘self-diagnosed dyslexic’ and hints her kids also have the condition

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5 things to know about dyslexia

By Austin Suther StarNews Correspondent Posted Mar 12, 2019 at 6:00 AM   It’s National Developmental Disabilities Awareness month, and one topic under that umbrella is dyslexia. This is a learning disability that affects millions of children and is worth knowing about. Dr. Laura Ginther, a psychologist at the Sand Dollar Wellness Center located at 1136 Shipyard Blvd. in Wilmington,… Continue reading 5 things to know about dyslexia

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There Is a Better Way to Teach Students with Learning Disabilities

BY JO BOALER AND TANYA LAMAR  FEBRUARY 28, 2019 IDEAS Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University, where LaMar is a doctoral student. About five decades ago, scientists believed that our brains were fixed — either at birth or by the time we were adolescents. This led to the schooling approach that now fills schools: identifying… Continue reading There Is a Better Way to Teach Students with Learning Disabilities

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Early Reading Instruction: What Science Really Tells Us about How to Teach Reading

By Diane McGuinness Summary Early Reading Instruction is a comprehensive analysis of the research evidence from early writing systems to computer models of reading. In this book, Diane McGuinness provides an innovative solution to the "reading war"—the century-old debate over the efficacy of phonics (sound-based) versus whole-word (meaning-based) methods. She has developed a prototype—a set of… Continue reading Early Reading Instruction: What Science Really Tells Us about How to Teach Reading

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Lawmakers considering bill to address dyslexia in Arizona schools

by Sonu Wasu 9:52 PM, Mar 04, 2019 PHOENIX — One out of every five students in Arizona has dyslexia, according to numbers released by members of the International Dyslexia Association during a powerful and emotional hearing that took place at the Arizona State Legislature to discuss Senate Bill 1318. State Senator Paul Boyer, who… Continue reading Lawmakers considering bill to address dyslexia in Arizona schools