What is dyslexia? – Kelli Sandman-Hurley

by 1389 on July 24, 2013

in 1389 (blog admin), brain, education, language

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Published on Jul 15, 2013 by TEDEducation

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dyslexia-kelli-sandman-hurley

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of the human brain.

Lesson by Kelli Sandman-Hurley, animation by Marc Christoforidis.

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1 Rowe Young Kaple March 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Need feed back on results of teachers correcting RPS (Reversed Position Sensation)

2 Bob Rose August 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm

Kaple’s discovery of RPS is very important, because with her “remediation grip” of the pencil all kids can learn to write and to become literate. My unpublished teacher study showing this to be true will be emailed on request to Bob (rovarose@aol.com)

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