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Seminar – The Multiple Effects of Literacy on the Brain by Stanislas Dehaene

If you want to know more about what happens in our brain when we read or you are interested in how the brain is both shaped by and has had a role in shaping language, this would be a wonderful … Continue reading

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Dyslexia: Turning Disability into Possibility

The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to examine the latest scientific research on dyslexia, the most common reading disability affecting one out of every five people. The hearing reviewed promising future research directions and treatments … Continue reading

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Virginia Berninger responds to NY Times article

Professor Virginia Berninger and Professor Todd Richards have written a letter to the NY Times requesting correction of factual information about their research as noted in the article “What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades”.  The NY Times has yet to publish … Continue reading

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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

A recent article in the New York Times discusses the importance of teaching handwriting in elementary schools and its role in the the learning process overall.  The benefits of handwriting over keyboarding is certainly an important consideration in this day … Continue reading

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Slower Brain Connections May Be at Root of Dyslexia – Researchers find new insight into reading disorder

A new study, conducted at the University of Leuven, Belgium, found that the area of the brain that sorts and stores auditory building blocks of language is similar between those with and without dyslexia, but the white matter connection linking … Continue reading

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False Claims Mislead About Dyslexia Treatment

The IDA (International Dyslexia Association) filed a non-emergency report with the FDA this month regarding the claims that ChromaGen coloured lenses have been approved to aid in the treatment of Dyslexia.  This is NOT true.  The lenses have been approved … Continue reading

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http://www.interdys.org/VisualSystemDifferences.htm New research published in the journal, Neuron, provides strong evidence that visual system differences in Dyslexia Do Not Cause Reading Problems.  The study found that while a specific difference can be seen in the brain’s visual system in subjects with … Continue reading

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