Understanding Dyslexia Today: An Interview with Suzanne Carreker and Lee-Ann Tolfree Mertzlufft
Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting 15%-20% of the population. It's also widely misunderstood, with many educators lacking accurate information about how dyslexia manifests and what students with dyslexia need to succeed. In this conversation with Dr. Suzanne Carreker, Lexia’s principal educational content lead, and Lee-Ann Tolfree Mertzlufft, director of Options with Learning and a faculty member at Albany City Schools, a range of topics is discussed, including: best practices for assisting students with dyslexia, why dyslexia is so much more prevalent among English speakers than speakers of other languages, how remote learning impacted students with dyslexia, and more.
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