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Dyslexia and the education environment

People with dyslexia have differences in brain structure. How can educators use this knowledge to teach them more effectively? An expert shares his insights.

How brain research can help demystify dyslexia

How can brain research tools help us understand dyslexia, fine-tune its identification, and improve teaching methods?

The possible impact of brain research on education

What if you could see inside the brains of people with dyslexia and watch them think? Compared to brains of people who don't have dyslexia, would you see many differences? Is this stuff of sci-fi?

Defining dyslexia: A modern dilemma

Definitions of dyslexia vary widely. Learn how to cut through the confusion to get help for your child.

A Conversation with Sally Shaywitz, M.D., Author of Overcoming Dyslexia

The author of Overcoming Dyslexia offers interesting answers to questions parents often ask.

Helpful assessments for struggling young readers

Many parents ask if there are ways to assess a young child's reading problems without going through a full evaluation. In this article, a reading expert describes appropriate assessments for young readers.

Ingredients of Good Research

As you evaluate products and services for your child, you may come across research about their effectiveness. Learn how to distinguish valid research from unreliable claims.

A Senior Citizen Reflects on Her Lifelong Struggle With Dyslexia

A woman identified with dyslexia at age 76 reflects on her lifelong struggles and ultimate triumph.

Disabilities through a child's eyes

We tell children "Everyone's the same," but they know better. And there's no shame in being different.

Growing up with dyslexia: How I learned to succeed

A high school senior with learning difficulties inspires hope by telling his personal story of using determination and drive to overcome his challenges.

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