Reading is a requirement for the contemporary marketplace, yet a large percentage of children, adolescents, and adults in this country are poor readers. Why and how can that be changed?

From Genes to Memes – Part 1

When we conceived our children, my wife and I had to give them genetic instructions on how to build their bodies, including such developmental issues as nose placement and skin color. Egg and sperm split the instructional task. My March...
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Legislation toward Better Reading

In the heated environment of last year's U.S. presidential election, the subject of education was a common sound bite, with both candidates describing the terrible state of literacy in our nation—and of course each candidate assured us that he was...
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Dual Degrees: Teamwork Brings Solutions to Learning Difficulties

In a small medical office building in Toledo, Ohio, children and their parents gather in a standard patient lobby at the Children's Neurology Center and wait to see the doctor, a pediatric neurologist. There is nothing out of the ordinary...
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