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Understanding dyslexia: the reading circuit

The idea of the “reading circuit” really helped me understand dyslexia a bit better. Fluency takes effort.

I’ve always been a slow reader. I didn’t really ever enjoy it. Turns out it’s not the actual material, as in the last decade, I’ve listened to a grillion (not quite as much as a bijillion but more than a bazillion…) audiobooks. Everything from Dostoyevsky to Vonnegut.

There must be a tipping point where the effort required is less than the reward gained from the read? For me, that tipping point didn’t come until my late teens yet my two eldest children are already there. Brain-food. Yum!…

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