Category: Research

Bob’s Ten Rules to Eliminate Dyslexia

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The last frame in the presentation below by Dr. Al Liberman, former Director of the Haskins Laboratory for the study of reading at Yale University is worth noting.   “We are all born dyslexic—the difference among us is that some of us are easy to cure and others more difficult.”  Dr. Al Liberman, Haskins Laboratory Read more…

Reading Recovery – More Evidence of Failure? A NEW RESEARCH STUDY.

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Ten years ago New Zealand instituted a national policy to reduce illiteracy but this recent research report indicates that there has been no change in illiteracy rates.  The “Reading Recovery” program, created in New Zealand to reduce the incidence of reading failure, has been the center piece of this policy.  Much the same can be Read more…

The Nature of the English Alphabet

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A Brief Analysis of The English Alphabet Code It isn’t easy being green, Kermit the Frog used to say. Maybe that’s true but neither is it easy being a child in England, America, Canada, Australia, or anywhere else in the English-speaking world where you have to learn to read (and spell) the English Alphabet Code. Read more…

Uncovering the Mysteries of Dyslexia, G Reid Lyon, Ph. D

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This presentation is a summary of reading research findings to date, and a powerful resource to anyone who truly wants to have a basis for teaching the “Five Components of Reading Instruction” that is a primary feature of www.nrrf.org.