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2010-05-10 10:49:54

Children with dyslexia often struggle with reading, writing, and spelling, despite getting an appropriate education and demonstrating intellectual ability in other areas.

2010-04-12 04:15:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Balance(TM) Achievement Center in Norwalk, CT celebrates Grand Opening; Hires Adam Kluger Public Relations to help promote its drug-free program that helps children with AD/HD, Dyslexia, Autism and other learning disabilities become more focused, improve their academic performance and enhance their communication and social interaction skills.

2009-12-17 19:03:41

Contrary to popular belief, some very smart, accomplished people cannot read well.

2009-11-11 17:54:10

Good readers learn from repeating auditory signals, poor readers do not.

2009-11-11 17:50:13

New research reveals that children with developmental dyslexia have a deficit in a brain mechanism involved in the perception of speech in a noisy environment.

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2009-10-12 12:40:00

Chinese-speaking children with dyslexia have a disorder that is distinctly different, and perhaps more complicated and severe, than that of English speakers.

2009-10-05 10:00:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 3,000 special-education teachers, educators, speech-language pathologists, healthcare professionals and researchers from the US and around the world are expected to attend the International Dyslexia Association 60th Annual Conference, Nov.

2009-09-17 11:29:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ben Shifrin, Head of Jemicy School in Owings Mills, Maryland, has been named to the Executive Board of Directors of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Mr.

2009-08-04 15:19:21

A recent study of more than 2,000 identical twins found that medical problems early in life, rather than the neurotoxic effects of anesthesia, are likely linked to an individual's risk for developing learning disabilities.


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