Furthermore, additional processing regions were aroused in what scientists believe the dyslexics
may have used as a compensatory process as they learned to read more fluently.
Only five per cent of the US's 25 million dyslexics
are recognized as such and receive assistance.
This is echoed by Lindsay Peer: 'Tutors in practical and artistic subjects may themselves have encountered difficulties' and elsewhere, 'you may find tutors whose children are dyslexic
showing greater awareness of the issues' .
Researchers are currently using the fascinating technique of "brain imaging" to investigate various aspects of how our brains handle language, including how we deal with our own language and foreign languages, and how dyslexics
students should not be asked to read a book beyond their capability, this will instantly demotivate them.
My sister-in-law in Australia works with dyslexic
children and told me about the font and how it was working wonders with her pupils.
According to Pirani and Sasikumar (2012), dyslexic
individuals are characterized by slow conceptual development, poor retention ability, short attention span and/or weak sense of spatial awareness.
Dyslexia Advantage serves the international "dyslexia community" via its website and blog, organizing conferences and offering online interviews with dyslexic
luminaries, such as Henry Winkler of "Happy Days" TV fame, who has co-authored 17 "Hank Zipzer" novels.
Dr Cathy Williams, a paediatric ophthalmologist at Bristol Eye Hospital and lead author, said the results show that "vision problems are rare in dyslexic
children," with a similar occurrence in their non-dyslexic
He said: "It is a vital time for dyslexic
children in their last year of primary school because parents need to get the ball rolling to get an education plan in place before their child goes to secondary school.
and internationally family doctors and eye specialists receive many referrals for patients with dyslexia asking for their eyes to be checked and a number of practitioners offer dyslexic
children eye treatments and therapies.
Extending Support for Key Stage 2 and 3 Dyslexic
Pupils, Their Teachers and Support Staff: The Dragonfly Games, 2nd Edition