As with all new skills, learning to read is a process that requires practice. First, a person learns to read a word accurately. With practice, he becomes fluent, adding more expression and achieving better comprehension. But when dyslexia is added to the mix, practice is not just required, it is critical.
The difference is in how the brain works. A nondyslexic reader activates the front and back parts of the left-brain when reading—the side associated with language processing and reading—helping him associate words and sounds quickly and efficiently. Read more