Researchers: Dyslexia interferes with students' hearing

November 13, 2009 A study also indicates students with poor reading skills have more trouble retaining information when there' is a lot of background noise.

The researchers believe seating students with dyslexia in front of the teacher could help a great deal. They also suggest offering wireless technologies and noise-reducing headphones to help them pick up information more clearly.

Dyslexia is a neurological disorder that has an impact on reading and spelling skills.

The findings are reported in the publication Neuron.

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