There was a recent article in the Seattle times covering the UW study on dyslexia and dysgraphia, two of my children participated in the study. Things are really changing fast in the area of understanding Specific Learning Disabilities. I was also able to participate in the study and it was very interesting to see how I compensate for my dyslexia in various areas of written and verbal language.
Brain-based language problems such as dyslexia and dysgraphia fall under
the general heading of "specific learning disability," but a new study
from the University of Washington shows that they are distinct disorders
that require different types of instruction
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