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Righting reading wrongs

Title: Righting reading wrongs
Date: Monday, 2 June 2008
Publisher: Jamaica Gleaner
Author: Amitabh Sharma
Main source: jamaica-gleaner.com

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What do Galileo, Thomas Edison, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Cruise, John F. Kennedy and Sir Richard Branson have in common? They are all famous personalities, icons who succeeded despite being affected by learning disabilities. Some children's difficulty to read is not a disability, experts say. The condition can affect those with average or above-average intelligence. Various factors "There could be several factors, from environment at home to the lack of motivation on the part of the child," says Freda Jones, managing director ... [Read the rest at jamaica-gleaner.com]