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5 Common Myths About Dyslexia

By March 14, 2015Blog

dyslexia-mythsThere is still much outdated information circulating regarding dyslexia. According to an article posted on, “scientists know more than ever about the causes and effects of dyslexia. But a few myths persist.”

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