Life, Love and Dyslexia

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Are you educating a creative child?

 

Tips, Tricks and Wisdom from Sarah Janisse Brown

Mom, Educator, Dyslexia Specialist and Founder of Thinking Tree Books 


Did you know? Brain research shows that Non-Dyslexics use the left brain when reading. Brain scans reveal an absence of activity in the left brain when struggling dyslexics attempt to read. Research also shows that when a dyslexic person learns to read the brain activity is seen in the RIGHT SIDE of the brain, and not the left. 

The right brain must learn to compensate for the absence of activity in the left brain. 

SO, how does this information impact the way we teach dyslexic students? The right brain can be trained to read! But the right brain...

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