Dyslexia: The latest in Education and Research

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Iamgnei tyirng to raed lkei tihs. For the 40,000 Americans with dyslexia, letters look like numbers, words shift around the page and reading means decoding gibberish. This hour we’ll learn about dyslexia’s auditory roots and what new research means for future diagnosis and treatment. We’ll also talk about helping dyslexic kids stay confident and foster a love of learning.

Guests

  • Ben Foss, Founder of Headstrong Nation, author of The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
  • Earl Oremus, headmaster- Marburn Academy
  • Susan Nittrouer, Director of Otolaryngology research at OSU’s College of Medicine

Join The Conversation

  • Ginny

    Actually, it’s a myth that “words shift around the page” . . . dyslexic readers don’t see words or letters moving. Thank you for the podcast!!

    • Still Willing to Learn

      I have worked with people with dyslexia for over 7 years – from 5 through to 57 years old. My comment to you is – they don’t move for you, please do not speak on behalf of other dyslexics.

      • http://selfsynthesis.blogspot.gr/ xristiana sophia

        Why not? Everyone else does…!!!

  • Ginny

    A small percentage (3% to 8%) of people with dyslexia also have light sensitivity (sometimes called scotopic sensitivity). The print seems to shimmer or move. (http://www.dys-add.com/dyslexia.html). Wiki link to scotopic sensitivity: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotopic_sensitivity_syndrome

  • http://selfsynthesis.blogspot.gr/ xristiana sophia

    This is the latest in research on dyslexia? The academic and scientific community still have a long way to go…