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Illiteracy in 2020 (infographic)

Do you know what affliction affects an estimated 1 billion people across the globe, approximately a seventh of the worlds entire population? Illiteracy. If illiteracy was a health issue it would be deemed an epidemic.

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5 Ways to Help Your Dyslexic Child

Dyslexia is a condition which causes a person to have trouble with language in several different forms. If your child is dyslexic, he or she may have a lower vocabulary than other children in the same age range, trouble expressing him or herself, experience struggles with reading and may frequently mispronounce words. Act as early […]

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Dyslexia Education Learning Difficulties Learning strategy

Dyslexia and Reaction Time: Why Reading Reaction Time is Important

Dyslexics are arguably some of the most misunderstood people. Despite their innate reading and writing difficulties, they can be as talented and productive as anyone, if not more. In short, dyslexia can affect a person’s reading and writing skills, but that does not affect how smart they really are. According to the Australian Dyslexia Association, […]

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Dysgraphia Learning Difficulties

Is Writing a Nightmare for Your Child? They May Have Dysgraphia

Writing can be challenging for a lot of students, but how do you know if your child’s struggle with writing is beyond ordinary? Writing shouldn’t necessarily be easy. Teachers should assign writing assignments that challenge their students to go above and beyond. If, however, your child is taking hours to complete a single paragraph, it […]

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Dyslexia Learning Difficulties

Dyslexia Under 2 minutes

What is dyslexia? You may have asked yourself. How about a video, with just enough info for you to understand Dyslexia. Here is a short video of Hugo, Co-founder @ Dystech. He explains in high-level details what dyslexia is and also, shares his experience has a dyslexic. It is true dyslexia is considered a learning […]

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Education Learning strategy

Top Strategies to Support Children with Special Needs During Social Distancing

The current COVID-19 situation around the world has required schools to move to remote education and many people are working from home. This transition can be difficult for everyone, and parents of children with special needs (dyslexia, ADHD, Autism etc..) face unique challenges during this time. If your child has an educational program that includes […]

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4 Homeschool Methods and How to Apply Them During COVID-19

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) causing widespread school closures, children across the country are being given alternate resources, some online, to study outside of the classroom. Homeschooling refers to the act of teaching children at home, as opposed to in a public school. Depending on where you live, this could look very different. In Australia, for […]

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5 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

Online classes have grown in popularity across the entire country even more now with the coronavirus, as nearly all colleges provide online courses. These classes are often cheaper than attending a traditional classroom at a university while also giving students much more flexibility. These cost savings can rapidly add up and save you a lot […]

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World’s first app screens for motor dysgraphia using Artificial Intelligence

Dystech, an Australian start-up that is using the technological power of AI and Machine Learning to solve real-world problems, has created the world’s first app that screens for motor dysgraphia, giving the user a percentage likelihood of having the disorder in just minutes. Motor dysgraphia is a learning disorder that affects a person’s writing ability. […]

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Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been steadily affecting people’s lives over the past few years. Every industry has benefitted from utilising artificial intelligence in their operations – from simple CCTVs to highly complex self-directing drones.  The limitless possibilities of artificial intelligence in education One of the more surprising developments involving AI is its huge potential to […]