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What Teachers Need to Know About Dyslexia

An Interview with Dr. Jan Hasbrouck in Honor of Dyslexia Awareness Month

In your book, you often discuss the myths we associate with dyslexia. Could you help us to dispel some of those myths?

Do you think the understanding that dyslexia is a language-based disorder is having beneficial effects on the interventions we try with students?

How have learning science and cognitive science changed what we know about how to identify students with dyslexia and support them?

What are a few of the most important actions that a classroom teacher could take today to support learners in their classroom who have dyslexia?



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