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Princess Beatrice Opens Up About Her Dyslexia in Rare Interview

Annie GoldsmithMay 26, 2020, 11:55 AM EDT from https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/princess-beatrice-opens-her-dyslexia-155500120.html Photo credit: Courtesy Made By Dyslexia Over the weekend, Princess Beatrice opened up about her childhood struggles with dyslexia and her hopes for change in the education system. In a video for Made By Dyslexia, a charity designed to raise awareness about the learning disability, the Princess shared… Continue reading Princess Beatrice Opens Up About Her Dyslexia in Rare Interview

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Detecting dyslexia with interactions that do not require a knowledge of language

from https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-05-dyslexia-interactions-require-knowledge-language.html by Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona The first row shows the correct symbol and the following the distractors for the four different stages of the visual part of the game. Credit: UPF Dyslexia is a specific learning disorder that affects 5-15% of the world population. MusVis, a web game developed by Maria Rauschenberger… Continue reading Detecting dyslexia with interactions that do not require a knowledge of language

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The Gates School, a charter school for students with dyslexia plans to open in 2021

from https://tinyurl.com/yd27bope Apr 12, 2020 During the Charter Institute at Erskine Board of Directors Meeting on Wednesday, April 8, The Gates School, was approved to open in the fall of 2021. The Charleston area public charter school will serve students with dyslexia and related reading challenges. With purposeful planning and a commitment to be strong… Continue reading The Gates School, a charter school for students with dyslexia plans to open in 2021

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5 Reasons Why Dyslexics Make Great Communicators

by Kate Griggs Here’s a fact: 9 out of 10 dyslexics have poor spelling, punctuation and grammar, but many are amazing communicators. From Pulitzer-prize winning journalists to respected CNN news anchors, high-profile Bishops to gifted space communicators, dyslexics use their curiosity and passion to explore the world, understand complex situations or facts and explain them… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Dyslexics Make Great Communicators

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From scaffolding to screens: Understanding the developing brain for reading

by Cognitive Neuroscience Society In the debate about nature versus nurture for developing reading skills, cognitive neuroscientists have a clear message: both matter. From infancy, children have a neural scaffolding in place upon which environmental factors refine and build reading skills. In new work being presented today at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) virtual meeting, scientists… Continue reading From scaffolding to screens: Understanding the developing brain for reading

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Sequential Phonics for Struggling Readers

from https://tinyurl.com/y74x9dvt Professor John Hattie is well known for his meta-meta-analysis of educational research, Visible Learning. In his section on reading comprehension, he writes: “the support from this form of [synthetic] systematic phonics appeared to be strong: that is, the synthesis of separate sounds associated with letters appears to be superior to many other methods.” Hattie concludes:… Continue reading Sequential Phonics for Struggling Readers

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Throwback Friday- Dyslexia-Megha Sood — Go Dog Go Café

“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 by your absence and a flurry of excuses… Continue reading Throwback Friday- Dyslexia-Megha Sood — Go Dog Go Café