Sally E Shaywitz MD

Audrey G. Ratner Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology) and Professor in the Child Study Center; Co-Director, Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchChild Study Center | Pediatrics: Pediatric Neurology

Research Interests

Epidemiology & Neurobiology of Dyslexia more...


  • M.D., Albert Einstein College, 1966

Selected Publications

  • Overcoming Dyslexia: A new and complete science-based program for reading problems at any level. New York: NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 2003; Vintage, 2005.
  • Paying attention to reading: the neurobiology of reading and dyslexia. Shaywitz SE, Shaywitz BA. Dev Psychopathol. 2008 Fall;20(4):1329-49.
  • The education of dyslexic children from childhood to young adulthood. Shaywitz SE, Morris R, Shaywitz BA. Annu Rev Psychol. 2008;59:451-75.



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