Video: Dyslexia and the fear of reading

We all have a natural fight-or-flight response that kicks in when fear strikes. Our heart speeds up. Our breathing speeds up. Sometimes, we just want to run.

But what happens when that fear is of reading? For people with dyslexia, that fear factor can kick in when they’re simply handed a piece of paper and asked to read.

Hear from Jerry Schultz, PhD, on how brain chemistry can cause this reaction. Plus, learn how you can work with your child’s teacher to help your child get more confident about reading.


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