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Is it really possible to do retraining of the brain with a child for learning disabilies?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: To some extent, yes.

"Overcoming Dyslexia", from Dr. Sally Shaywitz' research using functional MRI scans to show that different parts of the brain activate during reading tasks in readers vs.
non-readers,reveals that 9 mos. of multimodal reading instruction 4 hrs./day, 5 days/week normalizes brain activation pattern in non-readers. Reading decoding & fluency may remain below 5th %ile, but parallel curves of readers.

In brief: To some extent, yes.

"Overcoming Dyslexia", from Dr. Sally Shaywitz' research using functional MRI scans to show that different parts of the brain activate during reading tasks in readers vs.
non-readers,reveals that 9 mos. of multimodal reading instruction 4 hrs./day, 5 days/week normalizes brain activation pattern in non-readers. Reading decoding & fluency may remain below 5th %ile, but parallel curves of readers.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Yes

There are many approaches to training the brain to improve learning abilities.
You should consult an educational psychologist or specialist.

In brief: Yes

There are many approaches to training the brain to improve learning abilities.
You should consult an educational psychologist or specialist.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Yes

There is a program at the institute for human potential in philadelphia that is worth while investigating.
I use diet control and vitamin supplements and in spite of the negative attitude of many physicians, it does actually work.

In brief: Yes

There is a program at the institute for human potential in philadelphia that is worth while investigating.
I use diet control and vitamin supplements and in spite of the negative attitude of many physicians, it does actually work.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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