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Finding the words: Specially tinted glasses
Posted January 23, 2014 By - As millions of American children return to the classroom, only time will tell who will make the grade this school year. However, the reality is one in five students may be struggling with a language-based learning disability like dyslexia, which may only become evident with failing grades and missed homework assignments.

Adam Banks, 38, suffered from dyslexia for as long as he can remember. “The letters would sort of dance, and I would sort of see the patterns of the space between the letters and the paragraphs,” said Banks. As a social worker in New York City, Banks said the disorder was affecting his ability to do his job.

“It makes writing up reports or evaluations slow,” said Banks. “It's always taken me about, say, one-and-a-half to twice as long … to do something, to write something as somebody else.” View the Full Article and Video
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