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September 30, 2016

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September 30, 2016

Sep. 2, 2016 — New research from Loughborough University has revealed many four-year-olds are not physically ready to start school. ... read more

Researchers Use Neuroimaging to Explore Reading Deficits After Left Stroke

Oct. 17, 2015 — Researchers correlated neuroimaging data with reading deficits in patients with subacute left hemispheric stroke. Findings add to knowledge of neural mechanisms of reading and may be useful in ... read more

Home Reading Environment Is Crucial for Children's Reading Skills

Oct. 14, 2015 — Children that are seldom read to and whose parents read very little are at a disadvantage when they start school. Growing research indicates that there is a strong connection between a child's ... read more

Computer Games Can Pick Up Dyslexia in Minority Pupils

Aug. 3, 2015 — While pupils from minority groups are over-represented in Norwegian special needs education, practically no children from these groups are diagnosed with dyslexia. As a consequence many miss out on ... read more

Dyslexic Children Do Not Detect Stressed Syllables Well While Listening to Words

Apr. 28, 2015 — Dyslexia is not only a problem related to reading; children with this difficulty also display impaired prosodic processing, in other words, they struggle to detect stressed syllables. A team of ... read more

Literacy App Improves School Readiness in at-Risk Preschoolers

Apr. 19, 2015 — Using mobile apps in preschool classrooms may help improve early literacy skills and boost school readiness for low-income children, according to research. "Guided use of an educational app may ... read more

Classroom Behaviour and Dyslexia Research

Mar. 30, 2015 — The significance of copying and note-taking in the classroom has been studied by researchers including a view on how it affects the learning of Dyslexic children. "Classroom learning is the ... read more

A Brain System That Appears to Compensate for Autism, OCD, and Dyslexia

Feb. 12, 2015 — Individuals with five neurodevelopmental disorders -- autism spectrum disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome, dyslexia, and Specific Language Impairment -- appear to compensate ... read more

Jan. 28, 2015 — A neuroimaging study by psychologist suggests that phonics shouldn't be overlooked in favor of a whole-language technique, a finding that could help improve treatment and diagnosis of common ... read more

Does 'Dyslexia' Disable Teachers?

Jan. 7, 2015 — Different labels for difficulties with reading have been found to be associated with varying beliefs in how effective teachers believe they can be. Researchers asked a sample of primary school ... read more

Even in Our Digital Age, Early Parental Writing Support Is Key to Children's Literacy

Dec. 9, 2014 — Children of the Information Age are inundated with written words streaming across smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens. A new study says that preschoolers should be encouraged to write at a young ... read more

Nov. 26, 2014 — Scientists have produced the first integrated computational model of reading, identifying which parts of the brain are responsible for such sub-processes as parsing sentences, determining the meaning ... read more

Gaming Vs. Reading: Do They Benefit Teenagers With Cognition or School Performance?

Oct. 6, 2014 — Children have an increasing attraction towards electronic media in their play. With video games, phones and the internet in abundance, a new article examines if such leisure activity is impacting ... read more

Kids' Oral Language Skills Can Predict Future Writing Difficulties

Oct. 6, 2014 — Children's future writing difficulties can be identified before they even learn how to begin writing, according to a new study. The research data also contradicts the popular belief that ... read more

Sep. 15, 2014 — Researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties before they experience ... read more

Readers With Dyslexia Have Disrupted Network Connections in the Brain, Map the Circuitry of Dyslexia Shows

Aug. 28, 2014 — Dyslexia, the most commonly diagnosed learning disability in the United States, is a neurological reading disability that occurs when the regions of the brain that process written language don't ... read more

Home Sweet Home: Does Where You Live Impact Student Success?

Aug. 25, 2014 — Where you live doesn’t have to determine your school success, according to a recent study. Instead, your working memory —- your ability to remember and process information —- is a much better ... read more

Dyslexia: Balanced View Needed on Expensive Lenses to Improve Reading

Aug. 19, 2014 — Dyslexia charities should give a more balanced account of the evidence for colored overlays and lenses in dyslexia, say experts. An accumulation of evidence supports the view that dyslexia is a ... read more

New Insights Into How Young and Developing Readers Make Sense of Words

Aug. 7, 2014 — Skilled readers are often able to make sense of words suffering from 'typos' and jumbled up letter orders as long as the beginning and end letters of the words are ... read more

Hear Jane Read: New Meaning Given to Semantics

July 15, 2014 — There are different ways to be a good reader. There has been much discussion over the years about some readers having more of a sound-based style and others having more of a meaning-based style. But ... read more

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