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Dyslexia

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Sep 30, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 15:47

Guest: Nancy Mather, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies at the University of Arizona It’s estimated that around 10 and 15 percent of US schoolchildren suffer from dyslexia, a neurobiological disorder that makes it difficult to read and write. Despite the high number of students with the disorder, most states lag in creating laws and policies to make sure dyslexic students get the help they need in school.