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World’s first app screens for Dyslexia in minutes 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 dyslexia, giving the user a percentage likelihood of having the disorder in just minutes. Individuals with dyslexia have trouble with reading and spelling despite having the ability […]

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The New Way to Screen for Dysgraphia

With the help of modern technology, particularly artificial intelligence (AI), it becomes easier to identify children afflicted with learning disabilities like dyslexia, dyspraxia, and dysgraphia. While these three might sound the same, they are uniquely different disorders that require children to take different screen tests. Dyslexia vs. Dyspraxia vs. Dysgraphia  Dyslexia, dyspraxia, and dysgraphia are […]

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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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6 Google Chrome Extensions for Students with Special Needs

Because of modern developments, gone are the days when a disability hinders a person’s right to learn in proper settings like schools and universities. Today’s digital technology has paved the way to help struggling students — especially those suffering from Dyslexia — easily access educational materials and help them learn effectively. What does “special needs” mean? Special needs pertain […]

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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 […]

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Why Measuring Literacy Performance is Important

Malcolm X once said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” However, sizeable segments of the world’s population are still illiterate.  According to recent global literacy performance measurement studies, about two-thirds of the world population (roughly 750 million adults) lack the basic arithmetic, reading, and […]

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From Sci-Fi to Real Life: Why Artificial Intelligence Matters in the Modern World

It wasn’t long ago when authors and movie writers wowed their audiences with stunning narratives about artificial intelligence (AI). Although these fictional stories often portrayed AI as murderous robots with human-like thinking capacity and logic, AI  in the real world is not as exciting.  In fact, you might be surprised to know that some of […]

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How Artificial intelligence Helps Students with Dyslexia

You’ve probably seen dyslexia used as a sub-plot devise in movies and television series, yet you do not truly understand its nature and what causes it. For the majority of the population, reading is just a matter of connecting the letters written on paper and letting them form into words, sentences, or paragraphs that they […]