Reducing Dyslexia

Reducing Dyslexia
Rapport Issue


Publication Date

December 28th 2010


Olive Hickmott

Many youngsters today have very highly-developed visual skills, that may in some cases be far more developed than their parents’ or teachers’. They have been brought up with fast moving colour TVs and computer games etc. They can easily recall pictures, movies and games in great detail. This skill used to be called 'a photographic memory’ and many youngsters have developed the skill even further; allowing them to move videos around in their imagination at a rate of about 32 frames per second and maybe faster for those good at computer games. This is ideal for 3D activities such as jigsaw puzzles, Lego, shape sorters etc and for jobs such as carpentry, graphic design and architecture. The trouble is, this...


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