Video: Why learning to read is harder than learning to speak

ByThe Understood Team

“Why can my child speak so well, but has trouble learning to read?” That’s a common question for families with a struggling reader. Hear from reading specialist Margie Gillis on how the brain changes when we learn to read — and why learning to read is harder for some kids than others.

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