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

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Dyslexia" returned 396 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Specific effects of working memory training on the reading skills of Chinese children with developmental dyslexia.
 

Author(s): Juanhua Yang, Jun Peng, Dake Zhang, Liling Zheng, Lei Mo

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Most research on working memory (WM) training for children with developmental dyslexia (DD) has focused on western alphabetical languages. Moreover, most of these studies used a combination of training tasks targeting a variety of WM components, making it difficult to determine whether ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Holistic word processing in dyslexia.
 

Author(s): Aisling Conway, Nuala Brady, Karuna Misra

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People with dyslexia have difficulty learning to read and many lack fluent word recognition as adults. In a novel task that borrows elements of the 'word superiority' and 'word inversion' paradigms, we investigate whether holistic word recognition is impaired in dyslexia. In Experiment ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Early dynamics of white matter deficits in children developing dyslexia.
 

Author(s): Jolijn Vanderauwera, Jan Wouters, Maaike Vandermosten, Pol Ghesquière

Journal: Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2017 Oct;27():69-77.

 

Neural anomalies have been demonstrated in dyslexia. Recent studies in pre-readers at risk for dyslexia and in pre-readers developing poor reading suggest that these anomalies might be a cause of their reading impairment. Our study goes one step further by exploring the neurodevelopmental ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Dyslexia" returned 46 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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Reading disorders and dyslexia.
 

Author(s): Charles Hulme, Margaret J Snowling

Journal: Curr. Opin. Pediatr.. 2016 Dec;28(6):731-735.

 

We review current knowledge about the nature of reading development and disorders, distinguishing between the processes involved in learning to decode print, and the processes involved in reading comprehension.

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: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Dyslexia

 

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2018

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