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  • Jul 12, 2011
  • 05:54 PM

Can Learning Japanese or Chinese Help Dyslexia?

Kristina C. / Care2.com
Learning Japanese or Chinese can help students with dyslexia, the neurologically-based learning disability: That might sound counter-logical, given that dyslexics have difficulties with language-based tasks. But because both Japanese and Chinese use character-based writing systems instead of an alphabet (though Japanese also has another writing system, kana, which is based on phonetic sounds and more similar to an alphabet), they can be more easy for some dyslexics to grasp.

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