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The International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Branch is a non-profit organization that serves Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and parts of Orange County. The Los Angeles County Branch is dedicated to stimulating awareness and understanding of dyslexia, to establish and promote the treatment of dyslexia and to give support to dyslexics and their families. Our purpose is accomplished through many free or low cost community programs by a group of hard working volunteers.

April Study Group: Examine the Research

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April Study Group: Examine the Research

Screens vs. Paper

At the IDALA Language and Learning Conference in March, Maryanne Wolf’s keynote presentation addressed the effects of society’s transition to a media culture on our reading brains. Are children and adults losing their “deep reading” abilities? Are memory and concentration enhanced or impaired when reading digitally? We will discuss these topics and more as we take a look at Ackerman and Lauterman’s research study (2012) involving the effects of on-screen learning vs. paper text learning on comprehension scores in timed and untimed settings.  

Date: Saturday, April 8

Location: Encino

Time: 10:00am

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