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The Value of Repetition for the Student with Dyslexia

For many years, those of us who work with striving readers and writers have known that certain strategies or techniques are effective, but we haven’t really been able to tell WHY. We’ve known that students with dyslexia often have a pattern of areas of weakness in their psychological testing. We have theories and observations grounded in practice and anecdotal evidence, but with the recent advances in brain science such as functional MRIs, we have learned so much more about the real reasons behind why some of what we know to be true is in fact the case. One of these areas we have learned more about has to do with working memory and neuroplasticity. (This post contains one affiliate link.)

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