Was dyslexia the secret to Leonardo da Vinci's greatness?

2019-05-03 09:56

Leonardo did not do well in school and was a terrible speller. Dyslexia does, however, not affect intelligence, and research suggests that people with dyslexia are highly creative.

WATCH: Embracing dyslexia: A father shares his son's struggle with the frustrating disorder

2018-09-11 17:15

In 2008 filmmaker Luis Macias learned that his 8-year old son, Alejandro, was dyslexic. This documentary tackles the issues surrounding dyslexia like no other.

Compelling clues to causes of dyslexia

2016-12-22 11:07

A new study suggests that people with dyslexia have 'deficits' that are more general, across the whole brain.

The happy pill moms

2014-07-14 08:51

With about one in four women on antidepressants, should we be trying alternatives? 

Brain connections may explain dyslexia

2013-12-06 11:22

A new study suggests that glitches in the connections between certain brain areas may be at the root of dyslexia.

Know the signs of dyslexia

2013-08-26 10:47

The dyslexic child sees every word as if for the first time; it simply isn’t in her memory bank. And correcting a dyslexic is like telling a child with a stammer to talk properly or a deaf child to open her ears.

Video games help dyslexic kids focus

2013-03-01 09:32

Researchers found that children with dyslexia scored better on tests after they played an action video game for hours, possibly because their minds temporarily became more focused.

Father's devotion helps dyslexic child

2011-02-21 00:00

A father’s devotion leads to a groundbreaking programme to treat dyslexia.

Rage against the Dimming of the Light

2009-06-23 15:28

Sam Wilson rails against teachers who put children in boxes they don’t fit in.


Dyslexia affects up to 5 kids per class, yet most teachers don’t understand it well

2019-01-29 12:03

A survey of Welsh and British teachers found that only 40% of teachers were able to properly describe the cognitive aspects associated with dyslexia.

Do touchscreens mess up children’s handwriting skills?

2018-03-12 18:27

We are all quick to blame touchscreen technology, but if a child is suffering from handwriting-related issues, it could be due to any number of reasons, from poor fine-motor skills to language difficulties, dyslexia or dyspraxia.

Brains of dyslexics are different

2014-09-01 13:37

Researchers have discovered that people with dyslexia have disrupted network connections in their brains.

Video games might help dyslexics with reading

2014-02-14 11:51

A study suggests that video games might help people with dyslexia improve their ability to read.

E-readers benefit some with dyslexia

2013-09-19 10:15

People with dyslexia may find short lines of text, such as used on e-readers, easier to decipher.

Brain anatomy in dyslexics varies by gender

2013-05-14 09:08

The brains of males and females with dyslexia differ significantly., a new study has found.

Dyslexia’s new dawn

2011-08-24 11:52

A new test has been developed to diagnose dyslexia.

Whose therapy is it anyway?

2009-09-04 19:47

Are you ready to accept your child's therapist?

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