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Dyslexia not linked to eyesight?

Today on the BBC News website there was an article that researchers claim that Dyslexia is not linked to eyesight.  After carrying out eye tests on more than 5,800 children, they did not find any differences in the vision of those with dyslexia. That is good but then it went on to say that

This raises doubts about the value of using coloured overlays or lenses to help dyslexic children with reading.   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32836733

Somehow they have missed the point. This is what Moira Thomson MBE the Educational Director of CPD Bytes has to say.

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