Dyslexia

Dyslexia does not reduce pass rates for UK GP licensing exam
February 12, 2018
UK GPs with dyslexia are just as likely to pass the knowledge component of the licensing exam as their counterparts, a new study has found.
The Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) is part of the qualification needed to become a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) and...
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What is dyslexia in adults?
November 11, 2017
A look at dyslexia in adults, a disability that affects reading and writing. It can make it hard for a person to see the letters on a page. It is often linked to neurological conditions, such as dyspraxia. Included is detail on the causes and symptoms and how dyslexia affects adults compared with ch...
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Dyslexia: We Read With Our Ears
July 22, 2017
Learn to recognize how dyslexia manifests itself and the emotional effects it has on students. Explore innovative intervention techniques utilizing a multi-sensory approach and the latest research. Discover the gifts of dyslexia.

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Difficulty processing speech may be an effect of dyslexia, not a cause
October 9, 2015
The cognitive skills used to learn how to ride a bike may be the key to a more accurate understanding of developmental dyslexia. And, they may lead to improved interventions.
A brain system that appears to compensate for autism, OCD, and dyslexia
February 17, 2015
Individuals with five neurodevelopmental disorders -- autism spectrum disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome, dyslexia, and Specific Language Impairment -- appear to compensate...
Brain study shows dyslexia impacts mathematical processing
September 16, 2014
In the first known study of its kind, researchers have identified brain activity that links dyslexia to difficulty with math.
UK dyslexia charities should present a more balanced view about expensive lenses to improve reading
August 20, 2014
UK dyslexia charities should give a more balanced account of the evidence for coloured overlays and lenses in dyslexia say experts on thebmj.com today.
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