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Health & Dyslexia

In this section, you will find comprehensive information, Help, support and resources, on a wide range of healthcare-related therapies: Eye Therapies, Auditory Difficulties, Diet & Nutrition, Complementary Therapies, Developmental Therapies & Speech & Language Therapy (SALT).

These healthcare-related therapies may help and support people with learning disabilities (SpLD’s), i.e., Dyslexia; Dyscalculia; Dysgraphia; Dyspraxia; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Speech and Language Therapy (SALT); Giftedness and Left-Handers.

Eye Related Therapies (Vision) & Dyslexia

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Eye Related Therapies (Vision) & Dyslexia

Visual problems are one of the most common causes of disability in the world. The Optical Information Council has estimated that one child in five, with learning difficulties, including dyslexia, may have undetected eye / visual problems. Read More

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Auditory Difficulties (Hearing) & Dyslexia

In Britain over eight million people suffer from an auditory/hearing loss, over 25,000 of these children. Deafness is often associated with older people. But many are born deaf or profoundly deaf – others become so after an illness. One million children (0-8 years) will experience temporary deafness caused by glue ear. Read More…

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Diet, Nutrition, Fatty Acids & Dyslexia

There has been a lot of research over the last decade, which has concluded that abnormal levels of fatty acids in the brain could be behind the practical and behavioural problems experienced by dyslexic children, as well as those with dyspraxia and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read More…

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Complementary Therapies & Dyslexia

If you are interested in what Complementary Therapies have to offer people with: Dyslexia; Dyscalculia; Dysgraphia; Dyspraxia; ADHD or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD’s), whether a parent, teacher or other professional, this part of the website will offer accessible and helpful advice. Read More…

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Developmental Therapies & Dyslexia

There is a school of thought that many specific learning difficulties are due to developmental disorders. It does not mean that a child has been damaged but that certain early developmental reflexes have not fully matured.

These reflexes usually develop spontaneously during a child’s early years. Read More…

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Speech & Language Difficulties (SALT)

If a child has speech problems, it is essential that they are assessed as soon as possible.

It is imperative to identify children with Speech & Language problems at the earliest possible time so that the child can be assessed, and a comprehensive educational plan put in place to help the child. See more

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