Reading Rockets

Reading and the Brain

Special | 26m 46s

Hosted by Henry Winkler, who has had his own struggles with reading, Reading and the Brain explores how brain scientists are working to solve the puzzle of why some children struggle to read and others don't. Startling new research shows the answer may lie in how a child's brain is wired from birth. Episode 8 from Reading Rockets' Launching Young Readers series.

Aired: 04/13/10

Rating: NR

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Funding for the Reading Rockets Launching Young Readers series was provided by the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.