Dore Programme

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A drug-free program devised by Wynford Dore for treating dyslexia and other learning difficulties based on the belief that the cerebellum coordinates all functions and thus is central to all learning
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A critique of claims from Reynolds, Nicolson & Hambly (2003) that DDAT is an effective treatment for children with reading difficulties - 'Lies, dammed lies and (inappropriate) statistics?
KENNY'S TREATMENT: The DDAT programme was developed in the 1990s by Welsh businessman Wynford Dore, whose own desperate dyslexic daughter tried to commit suicide three times.
Wynford Dore, founder of DDAT, said: 'Our treatment is changing the lives of people like Callum.
DDAT was launched three years ago by Mr Dore, who said: ``Some people assume because it's a business, the motives behind it can't be right which is absurd.
Mr Dore, who made his fortune selling fire-resistant paint, set up DDAT three years ago in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, after his dyslexic daughter became exasperated at the lack of help she was getting from conventional treatments.
DDAT aims to treat the root of the problem rather than just addressing the symptoms and has committed itself to establishing a cure for reading and writing disorders.
It was at that time that Mrs Gilder saw a television report about the Dore programme and the DDAT centres.
extension of DDAT (Dyslexia Dyspraxia Attention deficit Treatment) -- a group of centers in the United Kingdom and Australia that has helped more than 10,000 children and adults affected by learning difficulties.
Headteacher Trevor Davies said: 'Interim testing and screening results already indicate significant improvements in the children's reading scores as well as other 'I believe that if these results confirm the evidence gained from earlier projects, then DDAT treatment will have huge implications for education nationally and internationally.
The treatment is known as DDAT - dyslexia, dyspraxia and attention disorder.
As part of National Dyslexia Week, we look at how the DDAT Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Centre has helped a family from Balsall Common.