Word Learning deficits and where they come from

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Children with dyslexia evidence spoken word learning deficits, but their performance is highly dependent on manipulations and task demand, suggesting a processing trade-off between visuospatial and phonological demands.

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Sounds like an April 1 joke but…..

Dyslexia: News from the web:

British billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson is either a practical joker or a quirky eugenicist. On March 31 he announced the creation of the world’s first dyslexia-only sperm bank.

In the past, some sperm banks in the UK rejected dyslexic donors because they might be carriers of “common genetic diseases or malformations”. Ironically, they were reproached for being “eugenicist”.

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Check out your local library

Dyslexia: News from the web:

Honestly, I would never think a library would be a useful place to go for someone with dyslexia but apparently that tide has changed and they are very accommodating to children with dyslexia and other learning disabilities, time to check it out!

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Dyslectic Farmers

Dyslexia: News from the web:

This story is from the UK but how are things here in the US?

According to Sandy McCreath, who runs a sheep farm on the outskirts of Wigtown in Dumfries and Galloway, pledges by organisations to improve access for dyslexic producers have resulted in very little change.

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