Important Pieces of School-Based Intervention for Students with or at Risk for Dyslexia: Evidence from 40 Years of Research

Researchers conducted a meta-analysis involving studies conducted over the last 4 decades that aimed to improve reading outcomes for Grade K-5 students with or at risk for dyslexia. They were primarily interested to know the factors and characteristics which were consistently associated with effective interventions and outcomes.

Dyslexia is a brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person’s ability to read.

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The understanding that what is read is linked to the words on the page, rather than to the pictures.