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Dyslexia & Creativity: Investigations from Differing Perspectives Edited by Neal Alexander-Passe Chapter: The Neurology of Creativity in Dyslexics Product details: Hardcover Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc (1 Aug 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 1616685522 ISBN-13: 978-1616685522 Product Description: This is the first in a series to investigate under-researched areas of dyslexia. It has come from a …

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Thinking Skills

The rationale of thinking skills is to make explicit the components of thinking, allowing children to control and extend these skills to go beyond the specific present information to generalize to other situations, academic and real life. Because humans use many different symbolic systems to capture and communicate experience, we all have different styles (verbal, …

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We read with our ears

Children acquire language by listening to those around them talking. In the first year of life they are building an ever-increasing store of speech sounds. This store is phonological memory — the units of sounds that make up words. If these sounds are stored in phonological memory in a faulty manner, the child’s perception of …

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Sub-types of Dyslexia

Sub-types of Dyslexia Reading requires both; Phonological (sound based) analysis Levels of phonological awareness 1 Syllables c/a/t 2 onset and rime tr / ip 3 analogy zip/nip — beak/bean (need good auditory sequencing and sound discrimination) Orthographic (visual code) analysis 1 requires orientation 2 visual sequencing 3 visual tracking details of shape — horizontals, verticals, …

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