One of the greatest neuromyths about dyslexia is that it’s just about reading. Kudos to the Gabrieli lab (and many others) who are unraveling the differences that exist between dyslexic and non-dyslexic children because the science can inform us about what we may need to do as teachers and tutors. In the following article, we’ll share recent brain research that shows that dyslexic children ‘hear’ or processing sounds differently. Instead of activating a left hemispheric area, they activate the right temporoparietal cortex, a part of the brain important for multisensory integration and imitation.

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