A 41-year-old member asked:
If someone once had dyslexia in middle school, would they ever be able to read like someone without dyslexia?
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No.: Dyslexia is not a developmental lag. It is a persistent disorder. It is not cured but will improve up to a point. On average readers with dyslexia will not read as well as those without.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
If someone once had dyslexia would they ever be able to read like someone without dyslexia?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
According to Dr.: Sally Shaywitz' long-term research of over 30 years, children with Dyslexia who receive intensive, multimodal, long-term reading therapy can reach the normal Bell-shaped curve for reading decoding & comprehension, but usually not for fluidity of reading. Read her book, "Overcoming Dyslexia".
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Last updated Jul 1, 2012
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