Dyslexia and Common Misconceptions

Dyslexia is the most common language-based learning disability. However, it is frequently misunderstood. The term is often referenced beside descriptions of letter reversals and reading difficulty. But reversals are an unreliable indicator, challenges occur in varying...

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From Struggling Reader to “A” Student

Samuel Struggled to Read and Write Samuel is an extremely bright young man, who had always been a struggling reader. He has an excellent memory. If his teacher asked him a question, and he could respond orally, he exceeded expectations. But, if he had to read the...

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9 Surprising Clues Of Dyslexia in Children

Will Your Child Grow Out of His Reading Difficulty or Is It Dyslexia? Are you worried your child's slow start to reading might indicate dyslexia? Is your older child struggling with reading, but you are not sure how serious it is? Should you act now or will your...

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Living With Dyslexia — Essay From Desiree’

In her essay, "Living with Dyslexia," Gemm Learning's 2016 Winter Dyslexia Scholarship recipient, Desiree' McHellon, describes her early struggles with dyslexia, how she built confidence, and what she has learned from living with the disability. One of my most...

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How Brain Plasticity Improves Dyslexia Treatments

Brain Plasticity Is A New Frontier In The Battle Against Dyslexia It’s well known that the human brain remains ‘plastic’ throughout life, which means it has the ability to adapt and create new neural pathways. Brain plasticity is the brain’s capacity to form new...

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How To Find Ways To Help Your Child’s Dyslexia

Dyslexia Is Not Always Permanent, Depending On The Underlying Cause When a learning evaluation turns up dyslexia, many people stop. They recognize the dyslexia label. That is their headline.  However, these evaluations often include other issues.  Some of these are...

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