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Unformatted text preview: 23:28 Dyslexia: I used to think that dyslexia was simply a reading problem. But I did not know that many individuals with dyslexia also have language skill problems, spelling and writing problems, and word-pronunciation problems. I knew that dyslexia was a common disability among individuals, but I had no idea just how common it was. I always thought it was just an issue of reading words backwards, but really dyslexics may read words completely upside down or jumbled up. I find it interesting that people with dyslexia often excel in areas of math, art, mechanics, and sports. I wonder if this is the same principle that applies when one sense of a person is impaired and one or more than one of the other senses enhances. It makes sense that early intervention is essential in helping those with dyslexia because language is something that is acquired in the early years of life. Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injury occurs when the brain encounters a strong force rapidly. It Traumatic brain injury occurs when the brain encounters a strong force rapidly....
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- Fall '08