Theories of dyslexia
The primary symptoms of dyslexia were first identified by Oswald Berkhan in 1881. The term 'dyslexia' was coined in 1887 by Rudolf Berlin, an ophthalmologist practicing in Stuttgart, Germany. Since th...
Understanding Dyslexia and the Reading Brain in Kids
Reading is a skill humans aren't born with, but schools are designed to reward those whose brains are well-wired to read, which can complicate the learning experience for kids with dyslexia.
Dyslexia
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Dyslexia
Dyslexia, also known as alexia or developmental reading disorder, is characterized by difficulties when learning to read and with differing language comprehension despite normal or above-average intel...
Dyslexia - Wikipedia
Dyslexia research
Dyslexia is about having problems with a culture's visual notation of speech. The form of the notation varies according to the writing system adopted and developed by each culture. Much of the early d...
Dyslexia research - Wikipedia
Understanding Dyslexia and the Reading Brain in Kids
Reading is a skill humans aren't born with, but schools are designed to reward those whose brains are well-wired to read, which can complicate the learning experience for kids with dyslexia.
Phonological deficit
The phonological deficit hypothesis is a prevalent cognitive-level explanation for the cause of reading difficulties and dyslexia. It stems from evidence that individuals with dyslexia tend to do poo...
Double deficit (education)
The double-deficit theory of dyslexia proposes that a deficit in two essential skills gives rise to the lowest level of reading performances, constituting the most severe form of dyslexia.
The abi...
Neurological research into dyslexia
Dyslexia is defined by the difficulty in an individual's ability to read given adequate intelligence and normal opportunities. While such a distinction provides a useful advantage to clinicians and di...
Orthographies and dyslexia
Dyslexia is a complex, lifelong disorder involving difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters and other symbols. Dyslexia does not affect general intelligence, but is often co-diagnose...
Orthographies and dyslexia - Wikipedia
Perceptual noise exclusion hypothesis
The concept of a perceptual noise exclusion deficit is an emerging hypothesis as to the origins and nature of dyslexia. It is supported by research showing that dyslexic adults and children experience...
History of developmental dyslexia
Identified by Oswald Berkhan in 1881,the term 'dyslexia' was later coined in 1887 by Rudolf Berlin,an ophthalmologist practicing in Stuttgart, Germany.He used the term to refer to a case of a young bo...
Genetic research into dyslexia
The genetic research into dyslexia has its roots in the work of Galaburda and Kemper, 1979, and Galaburda et al. 1985, from the examination of post-autopsy brains of people with dyslexia. When they ob...
Biological theories of dyslexia
The primary symptoms of dyslexia were first identified by Oswald Berkhan in 1881. The term 'dyslexia' was coined in 1887 by Rudolf Berlin, an ophthalmologist practicing in Stuttgart, Germany. Since th...
Gene-environment interaction
Gene–environment interaction (or genotype–environment interaction or G×E) is when two different genotypes respond to environmental variation in different ways. A norm of reaction is a graph that shows...
Gene-environment interaction - Wikipedia
Management of dyslexia
Management of dyslexia depends on a multiple of variables; there is no one specific strategy or set of strategies which will work for all who have dyslexia. The following table shows some of the most ...
Management of dyslexia - Wikipedia
Dyslexia interventions
Some teaching is geared to specific reading skill areas, such as phonetic decoding; whereas other approaches are more comprehensive in scope, combining techniques to address basic skills along with st...
Characteristics of dyslexia
Dyslexia is about having problems with the visual notation of speech, which in most languages of European origin are problems with alphabet writing systems which have a phonetic construction. Examples...