Brain differences seen in children with dyslexia and dysgraphia

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Researchers at the University of Washington presented findings that suggested that providing the same sort of special educational support for students with dyslexia and students with dysgraphia may not be effective. Data they collected identifies "structural white matter and functional gray matter differences in the...