Latest learning disabilities Stories
For children with dyslexia, the trouble begins even before they start reading and for reasons that don't necessarily reflect other language skills.
Authors and celebrities join thousands of Learning Ally volunteers to create audiobooks for people with reading disabilities, visual impairment, dyslexia, and learning differences.
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.
New research on autism in adults has shown that adults with a more severe learning disability have a greater likelihood of having autism.
Approximately five to seventeen percent of children are diagnosed with developmental dyslexia, dyslexia that is not caused by brain trauma.
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.
People with dyslexia often struggle with the ability to accurately decode and identify what they read.
Dyslexia affects up to 17.5% of the population, but its cause remains somewhat unknown.
Skilled readers can recognize words at lightning fast speed when they read because the word has been placed in a visual dictionary of sorts.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).