Illiterate father learns to read at age 63

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Debunking 5 Dyslexia Myths

1. Word flipping, like was/saw or on/no, or mirror writing, is a sure sign of dyslexia. Word flipping or mirror writing are classic “symptoms” often heralded as proof of dyslexia. But many people with reading difficulty don’t do either of these...

The Eyes Hear for the Ears

Scientists at the University of Utah have discovered that the eyes influence what the brain hears. The scientists did an experiment with epilepsy patients where they actually measured brain activity when the subject was presented with an image and a sound at the same...

From the Page to the Screen

Watching a movie with your children is another way to enhance and extend a good reading experience—and it’s just plain fun. Of course, many film adaptations don’t quite live up to their literary sources, but movies have their own charms. Watching a movie...