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What is Dyslexia? (Definition)

According to the Mayo Clinic, Dyslexia is a learning disorder characterized by difficulty reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words. Also called specific reading disability, dyslexia is a common learning disability in children.

Dyslexia occurs in children with normal vision and intelligence. Sometimes dyslexia goes undiagnosed for years and isn’t recognized until adulthood.

Dyslexia is believed to be caused by both genetic and environmental factors. Some cases run in families. It may also begin in adulthood as the result of a traumatic brain injury, stroke, or dementia.

See below for updated news and information regarding Dyslexia including new medical research, treatment options and advancements. 

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Dyslexia Research News: Distinctive brain pattern may underlie dyslexia

(SOURCE: MIT - MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) - A distinctive neural signature found in the brains of people with dyslexia may explain why these individuals have difficulty learning to read, according to a new study from MIT neuroscientists. The researchers discovered that in people with dyslexia, the brain has a diminished ability to acclimate to a repeated input — a trait known ...
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