Theo Paphitis: How dyslexia gave me confidence to tackle anything in business

Alexandra Gibbs | @alexgibbsy 9:18 AM ET Thu, 18 Oct 2018CNBC.com Carl Court - PA Images | PA Images | Getty Images Dragons Den star Theo Paphitis speaks at the launch of the Smarta website in central London. Theo Paphitis is considered one of Britain's most successful entrepreneurs, thanks to having helped revive several brands. The… Continue reading Theo Paphitis: How dyslexia gave me confidence to tackle anything in business

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MGH Institute of Health Professions Helps Promote Dyslexia Awareness Month

Navy Yard grad school hosted a family to help raise awareness about the condition that affects millions of Americans. By MGH Institute News, Patch Poster | Oct 21, 2016 4:14 pm ET | Updated Oct 23, 2016 8:08 pm ET This post was contributed by a community member. MGH Institute of Health Professions faculty who focus on research include (l-r) Melissa… Continue reading MGH Institute of Health Professions Helps Promote Dyslexia Awareness Month

Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students

The author's son discovers new books stores and new books. Photo credit: Elena Aguilar By Elena Aguilar February 13, 2013 As a teacher, I was obsessed with cultivating a love of reading in my students. I love to read, loved it as a kid too. I'm equally compelled to ensure that my own child loves reading --… Continue reading Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students

Learning to Read is Hard

OCTOBER 11, 2018 BY: BRITTANY MARKER taken from https://readingelephant.com/2018/10/11/learning-to-read-is-hard/ Carter was excited to learn to read. He thought learning to read was an exciting venture, one that would finally help him decode all the books his older brother owned. When he entered kindergarten, he was bubbly and cheerful. Few things could get him down. During reading… Continue reading Learning to Read is Hard

Cognitive subtypes of dyslexia are characterized by distinct patterns of grey matter volume

Katarzyna Jednoróg, Natalia Gawron, Artur Marchewka, Stefan Heim, andAnna Grabowska Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Disclaimer taken from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4147248/ The variety of different causal theories together with inconsistencies about the anatomical brain markers emphasize the heterogeneity of developmental dyslexia. Attempts were made to test on a behavioral level the existence of subtypes of dyslexia showing distinguishable cognitive deficits. Importantly, no… Continue reading Cognitive subtypes of dyslexia are characterized by distinct patterns of grey matter volume

A workout for working memory

New research suggests that mental exercises might enhance one of the brain's central components for reasoning and problem-solving By SADIE F. DINGFELDER Monitor Staff September 2005, Vol 36, No. 8 Print version: page 48 People may be able to remember a nearly infinite number of facts, but only a handful of items--held in working memory--can be… Continue reading A workout for working memory

A Parent’s Guide to Advocating for Middle & High School Students with Dyslexia

By Deb Morris, F/AOGPE Parents and guardians are invested in helping their children with dyslexia learn and grow, but they also might not know how to help them thrive in school. These are some quick tips for accommodations in the classroom: Extra time on tests. For a number of students with dyslexia, the information is there;… Continue reading A Parent’s Guide to Advocating for Middle & High School Students with Dyslexia