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Re: To Medicate, Or Not To Medicate

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A couple of comments on the reading issue:

1) Somebody needs to publish/produce audio versions of textbooks. Kids with reading disabilities—whatever the cause—can really benefit from being able to listen to a text while they try to read it, particularly now that technology allows listeners to vary the speed of a recording without changing pitch. It also helps keep minds from wandering.

2) I was told recently (by an academic) that some current research suggests we somehow are able to recall considerably more information from a printed page than from a digital one. Interesting—and curious—if indeed true. If this is not just some unfounded rumor (and my source is second-hand), gleaning information online or on e-readers may be even MORE of a challenge for kids who have problems with reading comprehension and recall.