Posts Tagged ‘dyslexia’

Dyslexia and Education

“Dyslexic kids still have to navigate a school system that isn’t set up for neuro-diversity.”  (from Cat Rodie, Code Read Dyslexia Network) Every year students diagnosed or suspected of having dyslexia enter a school system that is not set up to educate them.  Worse yet, when the student does begin to fall behind, their educational…

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Cognitive Skills Training for Reading Struggles and Dyslexia

Enhancing the Lives of Our Clients Auditory processing is the cognitive skill the brain uses to hear, segment, and blend sounds—and it is foundational to successful reading. In fact, studies show that weak auditory processing skills are at the root of approximately 85% of all reading struggles! This is why interventions that use cognitive training…

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7 Myths About the Brain that Might Surprise You

7 Myths about the Brain that Might Surprise You* In the past several years, scientists have devoted countless hours to understanding the brain.  Here are some of the previously held beliefs that have been debunked as a result of that research. Myth:  You’re either left-brained or right-brained.  There is no evidence that people preferentially use…

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Dyslexia Testing: Pros and Cons

Dyslexia Testing:  Pros and Cons Many parents, along with teachers, sometimes wonder if dyslexia is holding their child back.  They receive good instruction from caring, knowledgeable instructors, and they come from a supportive home environment that supports the importance of education.    In spite of all that, they are still struggling, particularly in the areas of…

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