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Prescription tinted glasses helping ease dyslexia
Posted January 23, 2014 By ABC 13 Houston

HOUSTON (KTRK) - Can an $800 pair of glasses help a child with dyslexia read better? The answer is yes, for some children. And the glasses are simple, basically colored filters.

Many parents who have spent thousands on tutors don't know they're available. So we found out more information on the so-called dyslexia glasses and how to find out if they might work for your child.

When Hannah Luedke reads, her dyslexia makes words on the page seem to move. "I generally get dizzy and I have to close my eyes for a while and the teacher sometimes mistaken it like I'm sleeping or something. But it's OK," she said. "Everything is shaking so it's hard to read. But with the glasses on, I'm able to focus on it and none of the words move. It's like it's supposed to be on the paper, just still."

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