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Even by conservative estimates, one in ten children is dyslexic. Why should our students have to fail before they qualify for help? Why are so few teachers trained to teach them? Why are the evidence-based programs not being used in every school? Finally, if we know that dyslexia is a condition that responds well to early intervention and prevents children from suffering from a host of other problems, why are public schools not taking a proactive approach?
Kyle Redford

The Marin Country Day School Teacher and Education Editor of Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity discusses Decoding Dyslexia, a parent advocacy group that seeks to address these issues.

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