Psychology & Psychiatry

Why US policies for dyslexia should be scrapped

Many of the current US Federal and State dyslexia laws should be scrapped as they ignore scientific evidence and privilege some poor readers at the expense of huge numbers of others, according to a leading expert in reading ...

Medical research

Literacy level an issue in laryngectomy-related patient ed

(HealthDay)—Current laryngectomy-related patient education materials are too difficult for an average American adult to understand, according to a study published online Aug. 16 in Head & Neck.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should we do away with 'dyslexia'?

In their recently published book, The Dyslexia Debate, Joe Elliott and Elena Grigorenko controversially call for the term "dyslexia" to be abandoned. They argue it is an imprecise label that does nothing to assist the children ...

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