Tag: structured literacy

“For the love of reading”? Not for me.

    Readers are smarter, better, kinder, nicer and sexier? Right? Nope!! Sorry to disappoint, […]

What science is telling us: Do dyslexic brains work differently? What reading instruction works best?

Neuroscience is painting an interesting picture of the dyslexic brain, and how it processes information. A new report, The Neurobiology of Dyslexia, has brought together the best of neuroscience with the best of reading science to show how the dyslexic brain works when reading, and how effective reading instruction can change the brain.

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My dyslexia portrait: reading anxiety, fear and fatigue

Sounds funny for a writer, but it’s been impossible for me to find the right […]

New study: Chatting with your child may promote early literacy

A new American study published in Pediatrics journal finds that conversing with your young child is beneficial to the acquisition of language skills. But don’t expect it to prevent dyslexia.