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Acquired Dyslexia Essay Examples

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Understanding the Cause, Symptoms and Treatment of Dyslexia
Any discussion of the causes of dyslexia must, as we shall see, be a complex and controversial undertaking; even the title may raise controversy: what is 'dyslexia'? Is it the same as 'specific learning difficulties'? Can it be defined as a single problem? Is there a continuum of dyslexic-type difficulties? Should we be usi...
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An Analysis of the Characteristics and Case Studies of Surface Dyslexia, a Type of Acquired Dyslexia
Acquired Dyslexia Presenters: Kerri Whalen, Angela Munroe, Jeff Collins http://acsweb.ucis.dal.ca/psych3130/Lecture_notes/feb_19.html1. Kerri Whalen Acquired Dyslexia: Surface Dyslexia (grapheme-phoneme) Two problems associated with surface dyslexia: 1. (Luria, 1947) Difficulty in remembering the phonemes represente...
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An Essay on Dyslexia
What Is a Learning Disability? Heward, William. (1996). Exceptional Children: An introduction to Special Ed. (5th Ed.) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Lavoie, Richard. (1990). How Can This Be? (Learning Disability), 109 (2), 37. How Can This Be? 1 The learning disability I choose to define and...
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A Discussion on the Causes and the Complex Nature of Dyslexia
Any discussion of the causes of dyslexia must, as we shall see, be a complex and controversial undertaking; even the title may raise controversy: what is 'dyslexia'? Is it the same as 'specific learning difficulties'? Can it be defined as a single problem? Is there a continuum of dyslexic-type difficulties? Should we be usi...
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An Overview of the Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Dyslexia
Introduction A.About five to six percent of American public school children have been diagnosed with a learning disability; eighty percent of the diagnoses are dyslexia-related. But some studies indicate that up to twenty percent of the population may have some degree of dyslexia. 1.Dyslexia, what is it? 2.Causes and Sympt...
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An Analysis of the Effects of Dyslexia in American Children
The problem that effects one out of every ten kids in the United States of America is dyslexia. Although to some people this disorder may be very noticeable, it can really sneak up on you. Most of the time kids with dyslexia aren't recognized until they are about eight or nine. The most important thing to remember is th...
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An Analysis of the Dyslexia Disease That Affects Many Children in United States
Dyslexia The problem that effects one out of every ten kids in the United States of America is dyslexia. Although to some people this disorder may be very noticeable, it can really sneak up on you. Most of the time kids with dyslexia aren't recognized until they are about eight or nine. The most imp...
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A Critique of Malcolm Gladwell's Book David and Goliath
Thank you for reading my paper. My paper is a critique of Malcolm Gladwell’s book David and Goliath, it is not simply attempting to analyze his piece but attempting to extract what he has said about difficulty and disability and compare it with what others have found regarding the topic in order to develop a greater underst...
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Understanding the Roots of Dyslexia Can Help Better Assist Patients With the Disorder
My tep is maned pots. He si a doog do88i3. If you are wondering what those two statements were they read, "My pet is named spot. He is a good doggie." This is what a dyslexic would see if given that sentence to read. Dyslexia is a learning disability that directly affects one's ability to read but flipping words o...
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The Issues of the Dyslexia Condition
Dyslexia: A condition some people are born with, which is primarily characterized by difficulty with language. Dyslexia is one of several distinct learning disabilities. It is a specific language-based disorder of constitutional origin characterized by difficulties in single word decoding, usually reflecting insufficien...
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