Dyslexia: A Review about a Disorder That Still Needs New Approaches and a Creative Education


Dyslexia is a neurological disorder of genetic origin that affects reading. Importantly, the scholar performance of the dyslexic students depends on several aspects, including the educational system and the teaching-learning process used, and the relationship with family members, teachers and other students. Thus, it is necessary to inform about approaching the issues related to dyslexia and the education of the affected people. In addition, we should raise the scientific questions about the need of this public of a greater investment on research and professional formation. In this paper, we reviewed some specific topics of dyslexia, such as the neurological profile and the educational needs of those affected by this disorder to clarify the issues that surround and complicate the process of teaching and learning of these individuals that still need help and a creative education.

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Fragel-Madeir, L. , Castro, J. , Delou, C. , Melo, W. , Alves, G. , Teixeira, P. and Castro, H. (2015) Dyslexia: A Review about a Disorder That Still Needs New Approaches and a Creative Education. Creative Education, 6, 1178-1192. doi: 10.4236/ce.2015.611116.

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