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Word: dyslexia

Definition: word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read


Sentences Containing 'dyslexia'

Able pupils are stretched to scholarship level and the school has a CReSTeD accredited Learning Support Unit to help pupils with additional needs (eg dyslexia).
Agnes, and the DePaul School, a private school for students with dyslexia and other specific learning differences.
An innovative and comprehensive Program for Alternative Learning Styles (PALS) serves a growing number of college age students with specific learning disabilities (LD) such as AD/HD, dyslexia, etc. in the day campus program.
Context-based grammar checkers appear in Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Office 2007, Google Wave, Ghotit Dyslexia Software, Grammarly, SpellCheckPlus.com, GrammarCheck.net, Ginger Software, and WhiteSmoke . Criticism.
Coupe has lived with dyslexia and ADHD since childhood.
Dr. Karnes studied directly under June Orton and her husband Dr. Samuel T. Orton, who is credited with being the “father of dyslexia”.
His problem with spelling might have been due to spelling dyslexia, evidence for which has been provided by one of Trelawny’s biographers.
Its mission was to continue Dr Samuel Orton's pioneering work in the study, prevention, and treatment of the specific learning disability known as dyslexia.
Neurolinguistic techniques are also used to study disorders and breakdowns in language—such as aphasia and dyslexia—and how they relate to physical characteristics of the brain.
On 29 October 2011 he announced on Facebook he suffers from the learning disability dyslexia.
Sophie dreams of going to medical school but is discouraged by virtually everyone as she struggles with dyslexia.
Still a youngster, Lewis moved with his family to the village of Norley near Delamere Forest in rural Cheshire where his father was appointed headmaster of Delamere Forest School; a special school for dyslexia.
The best explanation is it was almost like dyslexia.
The IDA provides information about dyslexia on its website, publishes a peer-reviewed scientific journal ("Annals of Dyslexia"), publishes newsletter updates to members; provides referral services to individuals and professionals; advocates for the rights of individuals with dyslexia through the legal and Federal legislative systems; and grants funding for research on the neurological, developmental, and educational issues related to dyslexia.
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit education and advocacy organization dedicated to issues surrounding dyslexia.
The International Dyslexia Association serves individuals with dyslexia, their families, and professionals in the field.
The Orton approach of teaching was used at the school to teach students with dyslexia.
The school accepts students with average to above average intelligence whose learning disabilities include ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, central auditory processing disorder, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia.
The School for Language-Based Learning Differences continues to educate students with diagnosed learning differences such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and ADHD in grades K through 8.

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