It’s a Myth That Young Children Cannot Be Screened for Dyslexia

This is part four of the five-part series, What Is a Language-Based Learning Disability? In part one, Bob Broudo talks about the early awareness of and research into Language-Based Learning Disabilities (LBLDs). Part two is primer on LBLDs, part three discusses remediation, and five features a day-in-the-life of a family with children with LBLD. Originally published on the International Dyslexia Association website,…

THE DYSLEXIA PARADOX

To date, the earliest that a reading disability/dyslexia (RD) can be reliably diagnosed is in second grade and most exhibit enduring reading impairments throughout adolescence and into adulthood. However, research has shown that intervention is most effective in kindergarten and first grade and that intensive instruction for “at risk’ beginning readers” can help many of…