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Don’t Be Conned By An Autism Spectrum Maybe For Your Child.

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Autism Spectrum Diagnosis? It is unlikely that a child further along the Autism Spectrum than Level 1 will be in a mainstream school. The DSM or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and the ICD, The International Classification of Diseases, are the two most influential and widely used handbooks when diagnosing Asberger’s syndrome.   Although […]

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Teaching The Dyslexic Child – Understand The Research First

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How To Teach A Child With Dyslexia Understand The Research First Dyslexia and dysgraphia have been discussed extensively. Research is ongoing and progress is being made, although Dr Jon Lieff warns that there is still much we don’t know and advises caution in response to new findings (http://www.searchijonlieffmd.com/…/can-neuroscience-improve-education). Much that has been written about dyslexia […]

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Dyslexia, Improving Teaching

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Orthographic dyslexia, where English is the native language, affects about 4% of children. The combination of imperfect teaching practices and difficult written language conventions combine to make this percentage higher than it is in countries where the written language is more regular and predictable. Many children learn quickly through implicit teaching but children with any […]

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