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Dyslexia (Part II) #306188

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Splinter skills developed by dyslexics such as Tod Hanley, allowing them to cope, examined; scenes shown. [HANLEY - describes disorder's effect.] Dr. Richard Jed Wyatt's situation illustrated. [WYATT - explains lack of comprehension of what he just read.] Related statistics outlined. [Edward FLETCHER, Amy MacDONOUGH, Dean BLACKEY - describe their classroom traumas due to dyslexia.] [Psychologist Robert WEAVER - notes resulting psychological problems linked to dyslexics' continued failures.] Program for dyslexics at Boston's Carroll School featured. [Parent Octo BARNETT - notes child's potential.] [Megan SOLO - anticipates struggle becoming actor or rock star.] [WYATT - considers benefits of his struggle.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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