Yale University has won a $5.2 million dollar grant to conduct studies in locating genes involved with dyslexia.
The research will be led by Dr. Jeffrey Gruen, an associate professor at the Department of Pediatrics, Genetics, and Investigative Medicine at Yale. Gruen's discovery of the DCDC2 gene involved in dyslexia was named one of the top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2005 by the journal Science.
(DTIS) was founded by the parent of a dyslexic child who through her own experiences realized the need for accurate diagnostic testing and accessible research-based information on dyslexia. Shelley Ball-Dannenberg is an Ohio licensed teacher with 9 years teaching experience in Language Arts and Reading. Shelley has taught in both regular education and special education classrooms. She has tutored many students with learning disabilities, and she has taken several graduate courses in Special Education. Shelley is a member of the International Dyslexia Association, and she is also the parent of a dyslexic child.
Please contact Shelley Ball-Dannenberg with any questions. She can be reached at 513-616-0261 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.