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Not all reading disabilities are dyslexia

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have examined people effected by the lesser-known specific reading comprehension deficits (S-RCD) disorder’s brain function.

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies were used for the first time to examine those who exhibit poor reading comprehension despite intact word abilities neurological profile.

S-RCD differs from dyslexia as the person still maintains the ability to read successfully but does not sufficiently comprehend word meanings to understand what is being read.

Read more at Vanderbilt University

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