Study: Colored overlays don't aid youths with reading disorder

09/22/2011 | Reuters

A study in Pediatrics found no difference in the reading test results of children with a perceptual disorder called Irlen syndrome who were given text and images with different colored overlays. Psychologist Helen Irlen, the condition's namesake, criticized the study for failing to consider that the effectiveness of colored overlays cannot be seen immediately.

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