Reading and the Brain from PBS

“Reading and the Brain,” the eighth episode of the award-winning series “Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers,” offers an intriguing look at exciting scientific breakthroughs that may fundamentally change the way reading problems are resolved.

“Host Henry Winkler, who struggles with dyslexia himself, explores how brain scientists in Washington, D.C., Houston, Chicago, Louisville and Toronto are working to solve the puzzle of why some children struggle to read and others don’t. Startling new research shows the answer may lie in how a child’s brain is wired from birth.”

http://www.weta.org/pressroom/brain/

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