Study: Video games could be useful tool in dyslexia instruction

02/28/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Action-based video games may help children with dyslexia increase reading speeds and test scores, according to recent research. Researchers found that students who played a Wii action video game for 12 hours over several days had higher reading speeds, compared with children who did not play an action game. Study author Andrea Facoetti noted that these findings offer another possible tool for educators to use in a comprehensive approach to teaching students with dyslexia.

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