Using technology to pinpoint the neurological origins of dyslexia, a team of Yale University researchers has released a study that proves dyslexia is the result of a physical miscommunication within the mind—and not the result of intellectual shortcomings that can be outgrown over time.


Nearly one in five Americans struggles with dyslexia, which prohibits the mind from recognizing the sound structures of certain words. The study's findings suggest dyslexia is not a developmental disease, which eventually will go away, but a permanent brain disorder that educators must learn to teach to.

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