Thursday, November 15, 2007


Did you know there are an estimated 93 million adults nationwide who struggle with everyday tasks that require reading and writing? (National Assessment of Adult Literacy)

These adults have limited literacy skills due to a variety of reasons. Many suffer from a learning disability, such as dyslexia. What makes the dyslexic brain different? What methods hold out hope for dyslexics to improve their reading and writing skills? Overcoming Dyslexia: a new and complete science-based program for reading problems at any level by Sally Shaywitz, explains how neuro-imaging techniques have helped researchers answer these questions. Click here for a list of resources in the library about dyslexia.