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Tue Aug 14 21:29:21 EDT 2007
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathleen Ernewein" <kernewein at comcast.net>
To: <mosaic at literacyworkshop.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2007 8:13 AM
Subject: [MOSAIC] Dyslexia> WSU Student
Reversing the letters you mentioned is very typical up to about third
grade and cannot be viewed as a sign of dyslexia.
Actually, new technology has led to new info about dyslexia. An area in
the brain above the left ear is where the problem occurs! Dyslexic people
have difficulty hearing and separating phonemes.In small children, you will
notice difficulty in rhyming or answering questions such as, "What is the
word smile without the "s".
Dyslexic readers tend to memorize words by shape. There is a great book,
"Overcoming Dyslexia" by Sally
(not sure of last name and book is at school) Shaywitz?
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