Dyslexia Articles

Brain Scans Show Dyslexics Read Better with Alternative Strategies

The author is: Marshall, Abigail. ©  (updated 2015/2017). “Brain Scans Show Dyslexics Read Better with Alternative Strategies.” Davis Dyslexia Association International, www.dyslexia.com Please read the original article at www.dyslexia.com/research/articles/alternative-brain-pathways   Scientists studying the brain have found that dyslexic adults who become capable readers use different neural pathways than nondyslexics. This research shows that there are at least two independent systems for reading: one that is typical for the… Continue reading

Price Structure

All licensed Davis Dyslexia Correction Facilitators and Specialists offer a basic program which incorporates Davis Orientation Counseling and Symbol Mastery, and typically includes 30 hours of one-on-one work over a 5-day period.

When working with children and teenagers, the Davis providers also instruct parents in using the basic methods taught, so that they can continue to work with the… Continue reading

Why is having Dyslexia called a Gift?

In a previous blog we talked about the good and the not so good of carrying the label of dyslexia.  For many it’s an insurmountable obstacle leading to serious learning difficulties, if untreated. At the same time it is a manifestation of an incredible talent, a special gift.

Introducing my Dyslexic Hero:

Henry Winkler: an actor, director and  author and inspirational person who has dyslexia and difficulty… Continue reading

To label or not to label

Dyslexia is not a disease, and is not caused by a damaged brain.

Although having dyslexia means that learning and performing based on reading and understanding may be difficult or even impossible , most dyslexics are blessed with a higher than average  intelligence, creative abilities and a dynamic  perceptual talent enhancing their performance in strategic planning, inventing, engineering, architecture, music, and manual skills, to mention but a few..… Continue reading

Free Dyslexia Screening Test

The first step in determining whether you or your child are experiencing learning difficulties due to dyslexia, is to do this preliminary free and confidential screening assessment in order to get a profile of learning strengths and weaknesses, including a measure of severity of symptoms.

Your answers to the 41 questions are confidential and stay with you. Your results will be shown on screen as soon as you finish answering the questions. You will have an opportunity to print out your results at the end of the assessment.

Free Davis Dyslexia Screening Test

The second step is a basic interview by phone/skype where you can ask as many question as needed. Contact:

Jan Viljoen At Dyslexia Solutions South Africa

Phone : +27 83 413 1428 or Email: info@dyslexiasolutions.co.za After this initial exercise the formal process will start.