Friday, January 27, 2012

Dyslexia and Multiple Languages

Did you know that a children who read in varying alphabets and characters and who are dyslexic in one language, say Chinese or English, may not be in another, such as Italian? Dyslexia is a condition in which the mind scrambles letters or stumbles over text. It is twice as prevalent in the United States--where it affects about 10 million children--as in Italy, for example, where the written word more closely corresponds to its spoken sound.

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