Dyslexia: Language and childhood

The Documentary Podcast

By BBC World Service

Dyslexia: Language and childhood

Tuesday, 6 October

Toby Withers who is dyslexic himself, reveals the challenges of learning English, with all its inconsistent rules and odd spellings. He talks to the subject of a ground-breaking study into bilingual dyslexic children – Alex - who is dyslexic in English but not in Japanese. From Hong Kong University he discovers how dyslexia in character-based language systems is different to dyslexia in English.
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