Did you know that dyslexia is one of the most common learning difficulties affecting children and adults? It is now estimated that about 17 percent of the population is dyslexic. People who have dyslexia usually struggle with reading, writing, and spelling.
BEN - It doesn’t really seem like you are learning stuff while you’re doing the physical exercises George had me do, but it makes your brain work differently. I was surprised to do juggling and jumping rope. It took me a month to master jumping rope, but it definitely didn’t feel like learning. The ball tracking was my favorite exercise. It was relaxing. Now, after school is not packed anymore because I get most of my work done in school. I play games and friends come over right after school so we can play or study together for tests. I feel like I’m more in control of my life.
Dyslexia Is a Processing Issue
No one knows the exact cause of dyslexia, but recent research has shown that the difficulty lies in how the brain interprets the information it’s being given. It is not a visual problem, but more of a processing issue within the brain. At Pheno Brain Training,
Alex* was a freshman in high school when he started the Learning Technics program through Pheno Brain Training in 2014. He was depressed and suffered from anxiety. He had an IEP, but his grades and behavior weren’t improving. His mother said he was unorganized, unfocused, and had trouble turning in assignments even after he’d completed them. She was very frustrated. Alex started the program and not only did his grades improve, but his teachers noticed a difference in his behavior. His mother said, “The usual negative observations about my son had changed to markedly improved by all his teachers as the year progressed.”