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The New Science of Dyslexia

When Sean Slattery, 17, looks at a page of text, he can see the letters. He can tell you the letters' names. He can even tell you what sounds those letters make...

Minds at Risk

The term dyslexia was coined in 1888, but it didn't become commonly used in the West for more than five decades. In Asia, it has taken even longer, although the...

What You Can Do

If you suspect your child has dyslexia, it's never too early to do something about it. Talk to your child's teachers and educate yourself about your country's...

Letters

It was great to find out about new research and teaching approaches to dyslexia [Sept. 8]. Perhaps the instructors who applied behavior modification to my son...

In Brief: Oct. 16, 2000

LEARNING TO LEARN The thinking has long been that kids with dyslexia and other learning disabilities must work twice as hard to absorb as much as their peers...

Cure Crusader

Floyd Nichols was indomitable. He was only 19 when he was found to have a rare, lethal form of cancer that required the removal of his colon. But the young...

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