Dyslexia

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Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that affects a person's ability to read. Individuals with dyslexia may also have difficulty with other language skills, such as writing, spelling, and pronouncing words. Dyslexia may make it harder for an individual to do well academically in a typical structured learning environment, and in some cases an individual may need special education, special accomodations, or other support services. Dyslexia does not reflect an unwillingness to learn and can be managed successfully with suitable teaching methods.

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International Dyslexia Association

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. Throughout our rich history, our goal has been to provide the most comprehensive forum for parents, educators, and researchers to share their experiences, methods, and knowledge.

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2013

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The Focus Foundation

The Focus Foundation is dedicated to helping children and families affected by X & Y Variations, Dyslexia, and/or Developmental Dyspraxia. The Focus Foundation believes that through increased awareness, early identification and syndrome-specific treatment, children with these conditions can reach their full potential.

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Dyslexia" for support, advocacy or research.

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International Dyslexia Association

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. Throughout our rich history, our goal has been to provide the most comprehensive forum for parents, educators, and researchers to share their experiences, methods, and knowledge.

http://www.interdys.org

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2013

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The Focus Foundation

The Focus Foundation is dedicated to helping children and families affected by X & Y Variations, Dyslexia, and/or Developmental Dyspraxia. The Focus Foundation believes that through increased awareness, early identification and syndrome-specific treatment, children with these conditions can reach their full potential.

http://www.thefocusfoundation.org/

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2015

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Dyslexia" returned 419 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Simulation of dyslexia. How literacy and cognitive skills can help distinguish college students with dyslexia from malingerers.
 

Author(s): Madelon van den Boer, Elise H de Bree, Peter F de Jong

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Academic accommodations associated with a diagnosis of dyslexia might be incentives for college students without reading or spelling difficulties to feign dyslexia and obtain the diagnosis unfairly. In the current study we examined malingering practices by comparing the performance ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Alterations in white matter pathways underlying phonological and morphological processing in Chinese developmental dyslexia.
 

Author(s): Mengmeng Su, Jingjing Zhao, Michel Thiebaut de Schotten, Wei Zhou, Gaolang Gong, Franck Ramus, Hua Shu

Journal: Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2018 06;31():11-19.

 

Chinese is a logographic language that is different from alphabetic languages in visual and semantic complexity. Thus far, it is still unclear whether Chinese children with dyslexia show similar disruption of white matter pathways as in alphabetic languages. The present study focused ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Verbal and visual-spatial memory in Chinese children with developmental dyslexia].
 

Author(s): Xiao-Yun Hu, Jin Jing, Miao Fan, De-Sheng Yang, Yan-Na Zhu, Ling Chen, Xiu-Hong Li

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2018 Apr;20(4):314-317.

 

To explore the abilities of verbal and visual-spatial memory in Chinese children with developmental dyslexia.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Dyslexia" returned 48 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neural Noise Hypothesis of Developmental Dyslexia.
 

Author(s): Roeland Hancock, Kenneth R Pugh, Fumiko Hoeft

Journal: Trends Cogn. Sci. (Regul. Ed.). 2017 Jun;21(6):434-448.

 

Developmental dyslexia (decoding-based reading disorder; RD) is a complex trait with multifactorial origins at the genetic, neural, and cognitive levels. There is evidence that low-level sensory-processing deficits precede and underlie phonological problems, which are one of the best-documented ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Neurogenetics of developmental dyslexia: from genes to behavior through brain neuroimaging and cognitive and sensorial mechanisms.
 

Author(s): S Mascheretti, A De Luca, V Trezzi, D Peruzzo, A Nordio, C Marino, F Arrigoni

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Developmental dyslexia (DD) is a complex neurodevelopmental deficit characterized by impaired reading acquisition, in spite of adequate neurological and sensorial conditions, educational opportunities and normal intelligence. Despite the successful characterization of DD-susceptibility ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Research advances in susceptible genes for developmental dyslexia in children].
 

Author(s): Rui Kong, Ran-Ran Song

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2016 Dec;18(12):1308-1312.

 

Developmental dyslexia in children is one of the neurodevelopmental disorders and is affected by various susceptible genes. In recent years, researchers have found some susceptible genes for dyslexia via chromosome analysis, genome-wide association studies, association analysis, gene ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Dyslexia, Motor Control and Proprioception
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dyslexia

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2018

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Comparison of Interventions for Developmental Dyslexia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Developmental Dyslexia

 

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2018

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Dyslexics' Visual Attention Field
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dyslexia

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2018

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