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Brain Scans Show Dyslexics Read Better with Alternative Strategies

Brain Scans Show Dyslexics Read Better with Alternative Strategies

  Scientists studying the brain have found that dyslexic adults who become capable readers use different neural pathways than nondyslexics. This research shows that there are at least two independent systems for reading: one that is typical...
Davis Program Average Reading Gains

Davis Program Average Reading Gains

Statistics from Rocky Point Academy Davis Facilitators Lawrence and Stacey Smith have assembled data showing reading level gains for more than 360 clients who completed the Davis Dyslexia Correction® program at their center, Rocky Point Academy , in Calgary, Canada.
South African Researchers Report Reading Success with Davis Methods

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...
Using Visual Imagery for Reading Comprehension

Using Visual Imagery for Reading Comprehension

Summary of research supporting using visualization to improve reading ability; includes reference list.
Davis Reading Exercises: Spell Reading & Sweep-Sweep-Spell

Davis Reading Exercises: Spell Reading & Sweep-Sweep-Spell

Building Skills for Visual Word Recognition Davis Spell-Reading and Sweep-Sweep-Spell are important because they build a vital center for reading in the brain. Beginning readers often rely exclusively on phonetic decoding strategies for all words,...
When Phonics Doesn't Work

When Phonics Doesn't Work

Traditional tutoring for dyslexia relies on intensive instruction in phonemic awareness and the phonetic code. But such teaching is an arduous process for many students. Often progress is slow, relying heavily on repetition and "overlearning."...

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Davis Research Studies

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...
The Theory Behind Davis Dyslexia Correction Methods

The Theory Behind Davis Dyslexia Correction Methods

Ron Davis, himself a severely dyslexic adult, figured out how to ‘correct’ his own dyslexia before he ever came up with any theories about how to help others. Until the age of 38, he had always accepted the official pronouncements of the experts who had...

 

 

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