Geo-blocking is a method used by companies to block people in certain regions from accessing their website. A website can tell a visitor’s location through an IP address. This is one of the popular ways of restricting use of the internet across the world.

Different companies have different explanations to justify geo-blocking. If you are a frequent internet user, you must have come across restrictions as a result of geo-blocking. It is often frustrating. To most users, it does not make sense why an online business will restrict access to its products and services in the 21st century where the…


Dyslexia is a learning disability that can affect children greatly during their school years. However, this condition doesnít only have its effects on childhood but on adulthood too, especially in the workplace. The thing is, unlike in childhood where dyslexia has a great negative effect; in adulthood, the effect can vary from positive to negative.

A Look Back At Childhood Education

The educational methods used today are somewhat limited in regards to teaching students with reading, math and writing problems, the basic literacy skills that a child needs to know. Although most wouldnít observe this problem, a lot of people with dyslexia are greatly affected by this limitation.

From the very start, the school system is observed to be stacked against dyslexics. This is because a person with dyslexia is “real world” thinker, which means the use of concepts and pictures is the main method to learn, instead of using mental sentences.

Thus, special training…


Geo-blocking is a method used by companies to block people in certain regions from accessing their website. A website can tell a visitor’s location through an IP address. This is one of the popular ways of restricting the use of the internet across the world.

Different companies have different explanations to justify geo-blocking. If you are a frequent internet user, you must have come across restrictions as a result of geo-blocking. It is often frustrating. To most users, it does not make sense why an online business will restrict access to its products and services in the 21st century where the world should be a global village. Actually, it defeats the goals of development in information technology.

How it works

Geo-blocking is a new form of discrimination in the world. When trying to buy a product from a foreign country in one of the webshops…


Another program to treat adult dyslexia is the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program (LIPS). This program generally uses phoneme awareness as its method to learn how to read efficiently.

The Programís Premise

This method believes in the premise that the primary cause of problems related to decoding and spelling is the individualís complexity in judging the identity, sound sequence and number that is found within words. This inability is then termed to be ìweak phoneme awarenessî.

A dyslexic person is basically thought of to have a weakness in his or her phonological processing. This weakness is the said cause on why…


One condition that a dyslexic person may have is the Irlen Syndrome. This condition is very much related to dyslexia since, they both have a number of similar symptoms. Additionally, a lot of dyslexics have this syndrome, along with having dyslexia itself.

From research and testing, it was found that a diversity of problems could result from seeing a distorted page of numbers, words, and musical notes. It can actually affect reading, spelling, and writing. …


Recently, a lot of attention has been given to the rights of people with disabilities. These rights include being able to have work, and not be discriminated by his or her colleagues. The workplace should also provide proper support for their employeesí condition, no matter what kind of disability the employee has.

One disability that may have great effect in the workplace is dyslexia. However, a lot of companies nowadays are trying their best to accommodate people with this condition into their working force. …


Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that affects people of all ages. Just as with other disabilities, early detection of the condition and early intervention are beneficial to the person with the disability. However, this is not always the case with dyslexia.

An Overlooked Beginning

Most of the time, the beginnings of dyslexia is overlooked, which is the reason why a lot of cases are only diagnosed during adulthood. To think of it, in present culture when a child has not yet learned to fluently read by the age of ten or eleven years, he or she would be often thought of to be lacking in motivation or intelligence.

Most people would think that they are stupid or lazy. However, in most cases, they are neither of the two. Most likely, they have dyslexia, which is a learning disability that causes their…


People with dyslexia can have problems on remembering numbers and codes. In the adult world, having this ability is important, since this is related in managing bank accounts and dealing with monetary issues.

Here are some techniques that most dyslexics use in order to cope up with their number problems.

Whole Number Method

Some people with dyslexia use the whole number method when they are trying to remember phone numbers. Here, you basically group the first three digits and consider it as a whole number. Then you divide the last four digits, into two groups, and consider them as two whole numbers.

For example, the phone number is 806–6757; this can be read as Eight hundred six, sixty seven, and fifty seven. …


A lot of adults that have dyslexia have learned to device ways on how to manage their condition. One of the methods commonly done is the use of colors.

A Fight With White

According to research, disorders like dyslexia are occasionally affected by color. It is believed that the ‘glare’ of white paper is the culprit on why children and adults with this condition have a hard time reading the page.

People that have this kind of dyslexia are not able to focus on the information they are reading on plain white paper. Thus, they have a hard time memorizing or learning the information that is written on the paper.

White paper is considered to be very aversive, which is the same reason why learning has become aversive as…


An adult that is suspected to have dyslexia can take tests to know whether he or she is positive for the condition. If you think that you have dyslexia, then it is recommended that you take a test. There are basically two types of tests that you can get, namely screening and comprehensive.

Screening Tests

Screening tests are specially designed to narrow down the number of candidates for the condition. These are typically used in schools, in which a number of students take it and those who yield a positive result are identified to take a more thorough testing procedure.

These are not really specific tests for dyslexia. However, they are simply designed to help out researchers to identify and focus on students or individuals who appear to have difficulties in regards to their studies, and who may have a possible case of dyslexia.

Such kind of test can be taken both by…

Mohammad Bahareth

Dyslexic Journalist & Best Selling Author from Saudi Arabia, Listed by Forbes Middle East Among the Top 100 influencers in July 2011. — MohammadBahareth.com

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