It's my firm belief, and research clearly shows, that reading programs in the elementary grades should be changed, particularly for kids in K-3rd grade. If a structured, explicit, multisensory program were used in classrooms, all children (even those with dyslexia) would be able to experience … [Read more...] about Why Reading Programs Should Change
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This is a very informative presentation about sensory processing disorder by the authors of the Dyslexic Advatange. It shows what SPD looks like and the struggles children face in the classroom. http://www.slideshare.net/drseide/learning-challenges-in-sensory-processing-disorder#&skip=true … [Read more...] about Challenges with Sensory Processing Disorder
Researchers at Oxford University believe that attention issues play a part in dyslexia. Through their research, they discovered that people with dyslexia had a harder time shifting their focus of attention from visual to auditory. For example, pretend for a moment that you’re at a party speaking … [Read more...] about Can Video Games Help Children With Dyslexia?
A new study by Georgetown University Medical Center shows that visual symptoms observed in those with dyslexia do not cause dyslexia - it is instead a consequence of having dyslexia. The study also noted that early intervention and treatments should not revolve around the deficits in visual … [Read more...] about Do Visual Issues Cause Dyslexia?