Non-evidence-based interventions for learning disabilities can be hard to pick out. They often appear in the media as undisputed methods for helping overcome dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other LDs. Dyslexic fonts, for example, have been advocated for in the absence of peer-reviewed research. These fonts were created around the idea that weighting or slanting letters differently can make recognizing and differentiating them easier.Read moreRead more
DyslexiaHelp has achieved sixth place on the list of the 50 best dyslexia blogs on the internet.
Using search results and social metrics, Feedspot compiled the selected the winners from thousands of top dyslexia blogs in their index.
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Working Memory Training Does Not Improve Performance on Measures of Intelligence or Other Measures of “Far Transfer”Read more
Contrary to previous findings, a recent study has shown that there is no good evidence that working memory training improves intelligence test scores or other measures of ”real-world” cognitive skills.
Tech: “Reading the situation: The relationship between dyslexia and situational awareness for road sign information”Read more
There have been many studies which agree that beginner drivers are at the highest risk for accidents on the road, but a recent study by Taylor et al. published in the Transportation Research Part F Traffic Psychology and Behavior journal(January 2016 36:6-16) suggests that novice drivers with dyslexia have extra reason to be cautious. While it is important for drivers of any age to have acute visual attention to the road, young drivers (who have the weakest situation awareness while on...