Literacy program teaches life skills to adults with disabilities

An Iowa literacy program is helping adults such as Alex Hilson, 29, who graduated from high school with the reading skills of a second-grader because of his undiagnosed dyslexia, learn to read. Many adults who lack reading skills did not receive enough attention from their schools, and many dropped out, says Anne Murr, who directs the Drake University program.

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