Tag Archives: Dyslexia

Children with Dyslexia Show Stronger Emotional Responses

[Source: Science Daily] Children diagnosed with dyslexia show greater emotional reactivity than children without dyslexia, according to a new collaborative study by UC San Francisco neuroscientists with the UCSF Dyslexia Center and UCSF Memory and Aging Center. In the study, … Continue reading

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Brain Stimulation Reduces Dyslexia Deficits

[Source: Science Daily] Restoring normal patterns of rhythmic neural activity through non-invasive electrical stimulation of the brain alleviates sound-processing deficits and improves reading accuracy in adults with dyslexia, according to a study published September 8, 2020 in the open-access journal … Continue reading

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Football Players’ Concussions Linked to Dyslexia Gene

[Source” Science Daily] A gene associated with dyslexia, a learning disorder, may make some athletes less susceptible to concussions, reports a new study. This is believed to be the first time that this gene has been implicated in concussion or … Continue reading

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SLP Corner: The Couple Who Helped Decode Dyslexia

[Source: New York Times] By now, Sally and Bennett Shaywitz might have retired to a life of grandchild-doting and Mediterranean-cruising. Instead, the Shaywitzes — experts in dyslexia at Yale who have been married to each other for 55 years — … Continue reading

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Visual Function Deficits Up in Developmental Dyslexia

[Source: Medical X-Press] School-aged children with developmental dyslexia (DD) more frequently have visual function deficits than typically developing (TD) children, according to a study published online July 19 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Aparna Raghuram, O.D., Ph.D., from Boston Children’s Hospital, and colleagues … Continue reading

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