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Latest Dyslexia research Stories

electroencephalogram
2014-11-01 06:59:23

Recent research from the University of California San Diego has found that an EEG test could play a role in studying, diagnosing and treating schizophrenia.

2013-11-06 23:19:32

Recipients will attend International Dyslexia Association's 64th Annual Conference. New Orleans, La.

E-readers Help Dyslexic Students
2013-09-19 06:12:20

E-readers, such as Amazon’s Kindle or the Barnes & Noble Nook, are more effective than paper for those with dyslexia. Less than an issue of the electronic screen, researchers say the shortened lines of text often found in e-books are less likely to become jumbled in a person’s mind.

Unraveling The Mystery Of Dyslexia Through Genetic Research
2013-06-14 05:57:46

Many students are not diagnosed with dyslexia and other learning disabilities until high school, making treatments less effective. A new study of the genetic origins of these conditions could allow for earlier diagnoses and more successful interventions.

2013-03-01 11:57:55

Much to the chagrin of parents who think their kids should spend less time playing video games and more time studying, time spent playing action video games can actually make dyslexic children read better.

Catching Dyslexia Before Reading Begins
2012-04-06 09:44:34

New research finds that signs of dyslexia begin well before children learn to read and for reasons that do not necessarily reflect other language skills, giving researchers an insight into a causal connection between early visual attention problems and a later diagnosis of dyslexia.

2012-04-05 21:11:51

For children with dyslexia, the trouble begins even before they start reading and for reasons that don't necessarily reflect other language skills.

2012-01-30 06:07:16

Approximately five to seventeen percent of children are diagnosed with developmental dyslexia, dyslexia that is not caused by brain trauma.

2011-06-20 19:53:33

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have discovered that a gene linked to dyslexia has a surprising biological function: it controls cilia, the antenna-like projections that cells use to communicate.

2009-06-30 19:59:20

Scottish researchers say they found right hemisphere differences in the brains of those with dyslexia.


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