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Detroit Free Press: "About 1 in 5 children ...have learning and attention issues"

Aug 11, 2017, Detroit Free Press: Vitti: I see myself in Detroit's struggling students http://www.freep.com/story/news/2017/08/11/vitti-detroit-dyslexic-superintendent/552376001/ About 1 in 5 children in the nation have learning and attention issues, including dyslexia, according to Understood, a partnership of 15 nonprofit organizations that provides resources for parents and teachers. Rachel Vitti is on the organization's parent advisory council. Despite the numbers, teachers often aren't given the training they need to help bring out the best in students with learning disabilities. And, the Vittis say, they often don't have access to the latest in best practices and research, particularly brain research.