Being diagnosed with dyslexia has made me happier
Throughout her life, Danyah Miller developed coping mechanisms to help deal with certain challenges. Would she have thrived if she had known about dyslexia, or would a label have limited her?Discovering that I havedyslexia, and most probablydyscalculia, later in my life has raised many questions for me, not least whether a childhood diagnosis would have changed the trajectory of my life, both personally and professionally.Over the years I ’d suspected that I might be dyslexic. I also thought that I was making excuses for myself when met with certain challenges. It wasn’t until last year that I decided to seek an assess...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 5, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Danyah Miller Tags: Life and style Health & wellbeing Psychology Science Dyslexia Society Source Type: news

New technology aims to treat dyslexia with AI-powered games
As artificial intelligence continues to dominate Wall Street's attention, the conversation typically has revolved around productivity...among more existential concerns. But can AI be used to treat some of the most consequential and prevalent cognitive diseases? Linguist and cognitive scientist,…#linguist #coralhoh #dysolve #dyslexia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shy boy with dyslexia finds confidence to read to his disabled rescue dog
A dyslexic boy has found the courage and confidence to read, with a little help from his beloved disabled rescue dog. When Ruth Gentry's son Roan started school in September 2022, his mom immediately knew something was off. "He became a different child at school and was having behavioral problems…#ruthgentry #gentry #nevada #roan #schurz #mineralcounty #lickroan #acl #ucdavis #lindamoodbell (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 21, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is Twice-Exceptionality?
Discussion “Gifted individuals are those who demonstrate outstanding levels of aptitude (defined as an exceptional ability to reason and learn) or competence (documented performance or achievement in top 10% or rarer) in one or more domains.” Domains for giftedness include: Intellectual Creative Artistic Leadership Specific field – language arts, mathematics, science, etc. Giftedness is usually not screened for in young children, but may be screened for in early elementary school for potential differentiated educational programs. A review of giftedness and how it can present can be found here Individual...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 11, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Dyslexic teen gets quote tattooed, then realizes his mistake
A tattoo typo has left the internet in stitches after a young man accidentally made a rather permanent mistake. Shared by his mom Tusdé, her teen son Wyatt got a new tattoo earlier this month. Located on the back of his arm above his elbow, the artist inadvertently tattooed the phrase: "Think…#reddit #tusdé #wolftattoo #wyatt #tankerman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Red Rock Run’ Heads for Production in Western Australia After Marathon Development Relay
“Red Rock Run,” a heartwarming drama film about a girl with dyslexia who seeks to win her father’s attention by taking on an ultra-marathon, has been green-lighted for production later this year. The film is by producer Miriam Stein and director, Cathy Randall, the duo behind “Hey Hey its Esther…#miriamstein #cathyrandall #megshields #tamafilms #screennsw #screenaustralia #parklandpictures #australian #iconfilmdistribution #karratha (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

February 2024
Mindfulness Training Can Promote Healthy Choices Dejunking Your Diet : The Drawbacks of Ultra-Processed Foods Decoding Dyslexia : Helping Kids Who Struggle With Reading Dr. Ashley Gearhardt on Addiction and Ultra-Processed Foods Dr. Jack Fletcher on Dyslexia Alcohol-Related Blackouts Cancer Information Service (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - January 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Henry Winkler reflects on life with dyslexia and his journey of self-discovery
When the popularity of his “Happy Days” character, The Fonz, exploded in the 1970s, actor Henry Winkler worried he’d be a one-hit wonder. Almost 50 years later, he hasn’t stopped working in film and television, and has authored scores of children’s books. John Yang speaks with Winkler about his…#henrywinkler #johnyang (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brit List 2023 Revealed: Family Adventure Feature On Dyslexic School Kid Sent To Stay With ‘Super Gran’ Tops List
A family adventure feature about a dyslexic London school kid sent to live with his grandmother in Scotland has topped the annual Brit List for the top unsigned TV and film projects. Super Gran, which is from Keri Collins and with London-based producer Brock Media, scored 22 recommendations, four…#scotland #supergran #kericollins #brockmedia #henryblake #xiaotangs #lochness #britlist #majabodensteins #manikin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advocate for Dyslexic and Neurodiverse Updates Book Highlighting Learning Disabilities and Early Detection
Trailblazer and Alice Garside Award Winner Nancy Lelewer gives hope to families struggling with special needs BOSTON, Sept. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In 2004, the Massachusetts branch of the International Dyslexia Association awarded Nancy Lelewer the Alice Garside Award for her... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 12, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: DIS Source Type: news

The role of dyslexia on self-esteem and aggression of primary and secondary school children - Yasir W, Iqbal M, Jamal B, Taseer NA, Maqsood A, Kazmi F.
The current study was carried out to investigate the role of Dyslexia on Self esteem and Aggression. The sample size was 56 primary and secondary school children among which 28 were Dyslexic and 28 were non dyslexic. Three scales were used (Anger Expressio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The face mask effect: Dyslexia and speech disorders affect nearly one in 10 kids, CDC report warns
A new report from the CDC found that developmental and intellectual disabilities in children increased during the pandemic. Covid restrictions could be to blame, research suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A physiological signal database of children with different special needs for stress recognition - Co şkun B, Ay S, Erol Barkana D, Bostanci H, Uzun, Oktay AB, Tuncel B, Tarakcı D.
This study presents a new dataset AKTIVES for evaluating the methods for stress detection and game reaction using physiological signals. We collected data from 25 children with obstetric brachial plexus injury, dyslexia, and intellectual disabilities, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

12 Pieces Of Disney Media We Probably Won't Be Seeing Anytime Soon
Want to see a "Monsters, Inc." sequel, a Beatles remake, or the "Suite Life" episode where they exploit dyslexia? Unless Disney changes its policies, you won't.#suitelife #unlessdisney (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A computer engineering student is using ChatGPT to overcome learning challenges linked to her dyslexia
Myriem Khal is a dyslexic French college student who uses ChatGPT to make studying easier. Courtesy of Myriem Khal French college student Myriem Khal uses ChatGPT to overcome learning challenges linked to her dyslexia. Khal passed her final exams with flying colors after using the AI tech to…#myriemkhal #courtesyofmyriem #khal #jargon #gpa #forrestgump #myriamkhal #chatgptkhal #pledgerfedora #dystinct (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news