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Children with Dyslexia or ADD Are Gifted Speed Readers

Students with dyslexia and/or ADD tend to get the hang of speed reading faster than others; in fact, quite often they are the most gifted of speed readers.  Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons explain why this is in their 1997 book, Right-Brained Children … Continue reading

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Dyslexic Children Read Better with Wider Spacing

French and Italian scientists have discovered that children with dyslexia can immediately read 20% faster and twice as accurately (the equivalent of the improvement of one year of schooling) if the letters in text are more widely spaced.  The researchers have introduced a … Continue reading

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