Latest learning disabilities Stories

2012-04-05 21:11:51

For children with dyslexia, the trouble begins even before they start reading and for reasons that don't necessarily reflect other language skills.

2012-02-24 15:45:00

Authors and celebrities join thousands of Learning Ally volunteers to create audiobooks for people with reading disabilities, visual impairment, dyslexia, and learning differences.

2012-02-01 15:29:39

Finnish scientists have found that a rare dyslexia-linked genetic variant of the ROBO1 gene decreases normal crossing of auditory pathways in the human brain.

2012-01-31 10:22:47

New research on autism in adults has shown that adults with a more severe learning disability have a greater likelihood of having autism.

2012-01-30 06:07:16

Approximately five to seventeen percent of children are diagnosed with developmental dyslexia, dyslexia that is not caused by brain trauma.

2012-01-23 22:27:46

Children at risk for dyslexia show differences in brain activity on MRI scans even before they begin learning to read, finds a study at Children's Hospital Boston.

2011-12-21 19:45:09

People with dyslexia often struggle with the ability to accurately decode and identify what they read.

2011-11-24 11:30:37

Dyslexia affects up to 17.5% of the population, but its cause remains somewhat unknown.

2011-11-14 23:45:22

Skilled readers can recognize words at lightning fast speed when they read because the word has been placed in a visual dictionary of sorts.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]