This week’s New Yorker has a wonderful article How Children Read about the pioneering work of Dr. Fumiko Hoeft in the area of Stealth Dyslexia, a term Brock and I coined years ago to describe individuals who ‘fly under the radar’ of detection of dyslexia because they may achieve high levels of reading comprehension although single word […]
Great to see Scientific American covering the advantages of dyslexia…
Excerpt: “Dyslexia is often called a “learning disability.” And it can indeed present learning challenges. Although its effects vary widely, children with dyslexia read so slowly that it would typically take them a half a year to read the same number of words other children might read in […]
Another research group finds that dyslexic adults have large visual crowding effects that affect reading. Importantly this paper found that the visual effects were unrelated to the presence of ADHD.