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Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Overcoming Reading Problems at Any Level

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2003 - Summer


by Sally Shaywitz, M.D., professor of pediatrics and in the Child Study Center

Alfred A. Knopf (New York) 2003

This comprehensive book helps us understand, identify and overcome the reading problems that plague American children. Shaywitz’s book corrects such popular myths as the beliefs that dyslexia is primarily a male problem, that children with dyslexia see words backwards and that dyslexia is linked to intelligence. She shows that although dyslexia cannot be outgrown, its effects can be overcome with careful planning and hard work.

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