About this episode
Studies suggest that children who rely more on vision from their left eye could be more likely to develop dyslexia if they learn to write using pathways in the right brain hemisphere. Dr David Mather, a researcher at the University of Victoria, recently published a paper reviewing these findings. He outlines a proposed approach to teaching writing skills that could prevent these children from developing dyslexia. This approach involves teaching children to write when they are 7 or 8 years old, when the human brain is better at mapping and memorising entire words. More
Original Article Reference
This Audio is a summary of the paper ‘Preventing children from developing dyslexia: A premature writing hypothesis’, in Perceptual and Motor Skills, doi.org/10.1177/00315125221075001
For further information, you can connect with Dr David S. Mather at [email protected]
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