The Answer Sheet: dyslexia

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Why is math so hard for so many?

If you are someone who has long struggled with math, read on to find out why that might be the case.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:17 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  'A Cultural Contrivance', Innumeracy Like Dyslexia?, Math, Math Education

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/19/2010

New study on dyslexia and IQ

A lot of people instinctively believe--without really knowing--that poor readers are not especially smart. It’s often not true. A new study by researchers explains how it is that exceedingly bright and accomplished people can have great difficulty reading. What gets in the way of many people’s ability to read is dyslexia, the most common learning disability, an unexpected difficulty in reading in people who have the intelligence and motivation thought to be necessary to be fluent readers.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Learning Disabilities | Tags:  dyslexia