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10 Min Research Request – Social and Emotional Measure for Dyslexia – UCSF

Call for Volunteers! One of favorite neuroscientists, Dr. Fumiko Hoeft and her associate, Stephanie Haft are interested in developing a social and emotional measure affecting individuals with dyslexia. This is an important issue to study. Adults and children (with parents permission and / or help) are invited to respond. Thanks for your help!!!!

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Dyslexia Cybersecurity CEO Lior Div – Hacking the Hackers

“Dyslexic people process visual information differently than most people, so instead of starting with letters or sounds, I looked at sentences or even paragraphs as a whole, and then broke them down into parts. That process – starting with the big picture and breaking things down – worked much better than the “normal” word-by-word, […]

Why Are So Many Dyslexic Student Good at Science? [Premium]

Nobel Prize winners, MacArthur Geniuses, Engineers of the Century, SiliconValley pioneers, and more. Why are so many dyslexic people exceptional at science and tech? Here are 5 Reasons (there are many more…):
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Teaching Common Core Academic Vocabulary to Students with Dyslexia [Premium]

Academic Vocabulary are words that usually appear in higher educational settings or advanced texts rather than everyday conversational speech. Before the Common Core, most language arts programs had little emphasis on explicit teaching of academic words, but direct instruction is often very important for students with dyslexia because it contributes significantly to test performance and […]
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NYC Metro Call for Research Subjects – Dyslexia and Non-Dyslexics – Small Stipend

Can you help Lisa Levinson of Columbia University Teachers College?  Here’s the info:

New York City Metro Area: Columbia University Teachers College
Kids with and without dyslexia – ages 9-10.
Adults with and without dyslexia – age 18-25.
$20 Amazon card compensation. EEG study looking at visual changes. Contact Lisa Levinson. email: lml2155 “at” tc.columbia.edu or phone: 917-882-1934

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Viral Dsxyliea is NOT What Dyslexia Looks Like

There’s a viral post making its rounds on the Internet. Now I know I don’t have to tell readers of this blog, this isn’t a perfect example for non-dyslexics to understand, but it’s easy to imagine that the potential good intentions behind the creation of this, especially if it might help a teacher or […]

Beautiful Minds – What New Research Shows Dyslexia and Artists Have in Common [Premium]

 BBC Science:  “…artists had increased neural matter in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery. The research, published in NeuroImage, suggests that an artist’s talent could be innate…these detailed scans revealed that the artist group had significantly more grey matter in the area of the brain called the precuneus in the parietal lobe.” From Cerebral […]
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