Slower Brain Connections May Be at Root of Dyslexia – Researchers find new insight into reading disorder

A new study, conducted at the University of Leuven, Belgium, found that the area of the brain that sorts and stores auditory building blocks of language is similar between those with and without dyslexia, but the white matter connection linking to Broca’s area may impede access.  See http://consumer.healthday.com/cognitive-health-information-26/brain-health-news-80/slower-brain-connections-may-be-at-root-of-dyslexia-682808.html

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About ogmsl

Fellow with the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE). I have a Masters Degree in Education from OISE/University of Toronto and am a certified Ontario teacher. Family connection with dyslexia. Past President of ONBIDA - Ontario Branch of International Dyslexia Association. In Private practice working with students of all ages and also teacher training.
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