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by EricRomm
Thu May 04, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Dyslexia, Gifts and Talents
Topic: The truth on Dyslexia
Replies: 2
Views: 1619

Re: The truth on Dyslexia

Acquired dyslexia or alexia may be caused by brain damage due to stroke or atrophy. Forms of alexia include pure alexia, surface dyslexia, semantic dyslexia, phonological dyslexia, and deep dyslexia. Developmental dyslexia refers to dyslexia which is genetic and present from birth, subsequently 'dev...
by EricRomm
Thu May 04, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: The Gift of Dyslexia - Questions and Answers
Topic: Davis tools for Attention Mastery (ADHD)
Replies: 2
Views: 7253

Re: Davis tools for Attention Mastery (ADHD)

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Here's some good resource on ADHD which I found online.
by EricRomm
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Dyslexia, Gifts and Talents
Topic: Dyslexia and Piano
Replies: 4
Views: 6816

Re: Dyslexia and Piano

Wow. Playing piano has been my dream since I was 12.
by EricRomm
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Dyslexic Adults
Topic: Using program with college-age adults
Replies: 3
Views: 6902

Re: Using program with college-age adults

A gist on Dyslexia Dyslexia is one of a family of Specific Learning Difficulties. Many people who have dyslexia have strong visual, creative and problem-solving skills. Dyslexia is not linked to intelligence but can make learning difficult. Dyslexia is a life-long condition which has a substantial e...
by EricRomm
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Homeschooling / Post Program Support
Topic: Using Flashcards to teach word recognition
Replies: 5
Views: 2254

Re: Using Flashcards to teach word recognition

Hi. Sorry, I just got a chance to come back to the forum. Yes, you need a lot of patience to make them understand and it's common that they'll get angry (sometimes even toss things around). The variations in fonts may cause a problem and that's why the most generic font that's close to many others (...
by EricRomm
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: The Gift of Dyslexia - Questions and Answers
Topic: The term dyslexia
Replies: 2
Views: 2062

Re: The term dyslexia

Yup. I agree with your words 'intelligent children and adults'. Dyslexic individuals are extremely talented and smart. They're good with electronics, painting, creative thoughts and something with other normal people couldn't even imagine.
by EricRomm
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:01 am
Forum: Homeschooling / Post Program Support
Topic: Using Flashcards to teach word recognition
Replies: 5
Views: 2254

Using Flashcards to teach word recognition

Materials: Index Cards cut into rectangles Key rings, one each for every student Markers Stamps, stickers, markers or color pens Envelopes for each child Using a list of high frequency words appropriate for the grade level, or a list of current vocabulary words, make flash cards for each student. At...
by EricRomm
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:59 pm
Forum: Homeschooling / Post Program Support
Topic: Suggestions for reading samples
Replies: 3
Views: 4097

Re: Suggestions for reading samples

This is a good suggestion.
by EricRomm
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: Homeschooling / Post Program Support
Topic: Follow-up exercises
Replies: 1
Views: 2476

Re: Follow-up exercises

I found this useful article on Spelling and Dyslexia. Hope this helps you.
http://www.ldonline.org/article/24882/
by EricRomm
Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: Dyslexia Symptoms & Solutions
Topic: Could my child be dyslexic?
Replies: 2
Views: 4390

Re: Could my child be dyslexic?

Often, Dyslexia is genetic but it may not be necessary that your child is dyslexic. There are few other symptoms you must consider before making a conclusion. Speech - apart from being slow to learn to speak, the child commonly mispronounces words, finds rhyming extremely challenging, and does not a...