Understanding Dyslexia Today: An Interview with Suzanne Carreker and Lee-Ann Tolfree Mertzlufft

Dyslexia, the most common learning disability, affects up to 15-20% of the population. What exactly is this learning difference, how can educators better understand dyslexia, and how can we best meet the needs of these students today?

Listen to this interview 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, to learn how our definition of dyslexia has changed over the last 30 years, why using the right tools is so essential, and how educators can better understand dyslexia—from both personal and global perspectives.