November 13, 2012 @ 10:05 AM
A not so new piece of information about dyslexia ( I originally wrote this in 2009 on my other blog ) is taking a step from anecdotal evidence to the realm of being considered research-based. The media, as usual, is in the process making it a problem common to all dyslexics.
Now 3 years later I think the information is just as important and is another example of how hit and miss information about dyslexia generally is and how conclusions about dyslexia change over time.
Below is a quote from one of the better reporters who talked to the primary researcher.
"She stressed that not everyone with dyslexia, a learning disorder affecting 5 to 10 per cent of schoolchildren, also has trouble processing sound."
Several dyslexia ..................
January 16, 2012 @ 2:22 PM
I wrote this post about MRI screening back in 2007 on an older blog of mine that I'm going to transfer to this site. I think it's important to understand the limitations of FMRI dyslexia studies and how the conclusions of the studies as published in the popular media or most online accounts . Five years later , people trying to be informed about dyslexia are still often being misled by published conclusions from F MRI studies about dyslexia.
To be clear about my opinion, I do believe the data generated by the studies. What I find to be misleading is that the conclusions drawn as reported do not match the data generated. There is a fairly consistent pattern of how the conclusions overstep what the data shows. The .........
January 16, 2012 @ 2:21 PM