Diagnosing Dyslexia Sooner

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By Molly Clifton

Brain scans may help spot dyslexia sooner.

The condition makes it difficult to read and is usually diagnosed around the second grade, but researchers at MIT believe they can spot it when children reach kindergarden.

They scanned kids with reading problems and found unique differences in a part of the brain that deals with language processing.

More study is needed to confirm the findings.



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