How American schools fail kids with dyslexia

When methodologies that work for dyslexic kids also work for non-dyslexic kids – BUT not the other way around – it is hard to comprehend why change is so hard to make. And yet, graduation rates will climb, reading proficiency numbers will rise, anxiety and ODD numbers will lower, and the cycle of poverty can be broken. This is why everyone at Learning Matters comes to work each day.

Emily Hanford  ARTICLE PUBLISHED BY: APM
There are proven ways to help people with dyslexia learn to read, and a federal law that’s supposed to ensure schools provide kids with help. But across the country, public schools are denying children proper treatment and often failing to identify them with dyslexia in the first place.

A link to the full article and audio version can be found here: https://www.apmreports.org/story/2017/09/11/hard-to-read

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