The use of appropriate color-contrast filters as been shown to help dyslexic students read faster, but availability lags in some places.
Proper diagnosis is key in dyslexic children, who have trouble processing written words. They often have trouble writing, even without dysgraphia.
Research connecting difficulty processing speech with dyslexia could lead to earlier diagnosis of dyslexia and better help for those who suffer from it.
An MIT study shows which parts of the brain are responsible for our ability to read. Interesting? Yes. Helpful for literacy? Not likely.
Can teachers become better teachers if they understand which structures of the brain influence the learning of certain tasks or behaviors? Probably not.
A new law in IL will provide help for students as young as kindergarten who suffer from dyslexia and other reading disabilities.