Who owns the word ‘Dyslexia’?

Is it the American based International Dyslexia Association (IDA), the London based British Dyslexia Association (BDA), visual processing specialists, educational psychologists, optometrists, neurologists or educators? Does one organisation, country or state have the right to ownership of the term? In general, the word dyslexia means; ‘dys’ a difficulty and ‘lexia’...
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What is a Linguist?

If you truly want to understand how the English language works… … spend some time with a linguist(you say it “lingwist”). A linguist studies ‘Linguistics’. Yes, I know it all sounds rather confusing but bear with me for a little longer. Linguistics is the scientific study of language and its...
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Who was your favourite teacher and why?

Yesterday I gave you 19 instructions for your teacher. Today I want to know who is/was your favourite teacher and why? You see not all teachers are created equal. Some are just better at teaching kids who learn differently. Everyone has a favourite teacher. Mine was Mrs Grabowski. She was...
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19 Instructions for my teacher

“The one thing that comes across repeatedly in research on assisting children with school learning difficulties, is that the strategies that teachers employ to help struggling learners invariably benefit all students.” If you were to ask a struggling child for an instruction manual to create the perfect teacher, what would...
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