Research Database

Index and links to research topics related to dyslexia

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South African Researchers Report Reading Success with Davis Methods

Researchers at University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa, compared the progress of 18 dyslexic students who were given instruction using Davis Dyslexia Correction techniques with a control group of students from the same school. Over a period of nine months, the Davis students performed significantly better on tests of word recognition skills and spelling.

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Research Topic: Building Visual Memory for Letters and Words

Orthographic mapping is the process by which letter sequences and words become stored in visual memory, so that they can be recognized automatically when seen in print. The visual memory for words is also helpful for spelling words that do […]

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Research Topic: Disorientation

Ron Davis developed the Davis programs for dyslexia and other learning challenges based in part on in-house, clinical research of the impact of disorientation on perception. This page contains links to independent research that may inform and expand upon the […]

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Research Topic: Word Meaning

Reearch references tied to the role of word meaning and morphological awareness in dyslexic reading skill development.

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Research Topic: Mirror Generalization

Mirror generalization or mirror invariance are scientific terms describing a natural property of the visual system to recognize objects as being identical, even when seen in a reversed, mirror image context. This function can be observed in infants and in […]

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Davis Research Studies

The Davis Dyslexia Correction program was developed by Ronald Dell Davis from independent experimentation and research, beginning in the early 1980’s. Davis, who was himself severely dyslexic, had discovered a simple mental technique that radically improved his ability to focus […]

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Research Topic: Davis Symbol Mastery

Davis Symbol Mastery uses a system of clay modeling in order to master words and concepts. Various researchers have explored the effects of using clay modeling as a learning tool in a variety of contexts. Research Articles: Related Articles

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Research Topic: Reading Fluency

Reading Fluency can be defined as the ability to read connected text rapidly, smoothly, effortlessly, and automatically with little conscious attention to the mechanics of reading, such as decoding.” (Meyer & Felton, 1999) “Fluent readers process written text rapidly and […]

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