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Our Rich History

The Edublox system, which has by now touched the lives of over 150,000 people in approximately forty countries, started its own life as a small school readiness program in 1979.

After producing promising results for the very young, its reach was extended to primary school children, later high school learners and finally adults; it was adapted for small to large groups, and was tailored to not only improve cognitive skills but also to address deficits in reading, spelling, handwriting, maths and concentration. It was tested on adults suffering from traumatic brain injury after a car or motorcycle accident, and on children with autism, Down syndrome, mental retardation and deafness.

After more than 3,000 teachers had been trained world-wide to use the system in their classrooms, the business model was changed in 2007 when the first full-blown Edublox clinic was opened, offering classes to develop cognitive abilities, language, reading and spelling skills, culminating in a course that teaches study skills.

Since implementing our franchise model in 2010, Edublox has grown to include 21 offices, offering a variety of services and products. By using tried and tested educational practices based on established theories, and quality control at all franchises, we can guarantee a 95% success rate and long-standing results.

Throughout the years we have featured in many magazines and newspapers around the world, as well as on radio and television (one of the programs being Carte Blanche). Below are a few examples:

Dyslexia Breakthrough (Pretoria News, South Africa, 21 June 1982)

New Hope Through Audiblox (Human Science Researcher, South Africa, June 1990)

Overcoming Dyslexia (The Citizen, South Africa, 24 April 1991)

Hope for Slow Readers (Natal Mercury, South Africa, 1992)

Dyslexia: New Treatment, New Hope (Fair Lady, South Africa, 1992)

Dyslexia: Beating the Back-to-Front Battle (Womens Value, South Africa, 1993)

Kit Helps Children to Learn (La Femme, South Africa, early 90s)

Dyslexia (New Horizons, South Africa, early 90s)

Documentary on Television (Agenda, South Africa, 1995)

Disabled (10) Learns to Read and Write in 60 Days (translated, Beeld, South Africa, 1995)

Documentary on Television (Carte Blanche, South Africa, 1996)

Program Improves Reading (South-West News, Australia, 1998)

Book World Opens Around the Block (Courier-Mail, Australia, 18 September 1998)

New Hope for Slow Readers (Kids in Perth, Australia, 2003)

There are Ways to Beat Dyslexia (Pretoria News, South Africa, 27 October 2004)

Dyslexia: The Write Stuff (People, South Africa, 11 February 2005)

Audiblox: Little Blocks Make a Big Difference (The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, USA, Spring 2006)

A New Style of Teaching (Herald Journal, USA, 16 October 2006)

Specially for the Young Ones (Hindustan Times, India, 31 August 2007)

How to Get Your Letters In Line: Researcher Devises Program for Dyslexics (translated, Rapport, South Africa, 30 September 2007)

Conquering the Learning Block (Hindustan Times, India, 2008)

Edublox Vaal Triangle Franchise Opening (Vaalweekblad, South Africa, December 2009)

Television Programs (WKYC, USA, November 2010 and February 2011)

Learning Clinic Visits Local School for Mandela Day (Meyerton Ster, South Africa, 15-19 August 2011)

Learning Disability Specialists Reach Out to Hout Bay Children (The New Age, South Africa, 24 November 2011)

Building on Reading (Mail & Guardian, South Africa, January 2012)

Audiblox Review (The Old Schoolhouse Magazine, USA, February 2012)

A Grand Entrance for Troy (Roodepoort Northsider, South Africa, 16 February 2012)

TV Series (Whizz Kids of Mzansi, SABC1, South Africa, 28 February 2012)

Radio Interview on Dyslexia (Impact Radio, South Africa, 8 March 2012)

New Research May Change the Face of Dyslexia (Umhlanga Globe, South Africa, 23 March 2012)

Preventing ADHD Is Possible (Health24.com, South Africa, 27 March 2012)

Brain Training Clinic Is Well Worth Your Attention (Pretoria News, South Africa, 28 March 2012)

Beating the Odds (Minimag, South Africa, April 2012)

About ADD / ADHD Labels (Kwvol, South Africa, 13 April 2012)

New Research May Change the Face of Dyslexia (TygerBurger, South Africa, 18 April 2012)