Dyslexia is a term used to describe a learning disability where a student has difficulty reading and effect their ability to code information as well as short-term memory loss. It is known to effect between five to ten percent of the student population. Reading comprehension is vital towards education and we found an article that found several important results that can help adapt instruction. The article is titled "Learnign Strategies and Study Approaches of Postsecondary Students with Dyslexia." They conducted a study which found students without dyslexia obtained significantly higher scores than students with dyslexia in their reported use of selecting main ideas and test taking strategies. Students with dyslexia reported significantly greater use of study aids and time management strategies in comparison to students without dyslexia. Moreover, university students with dyslexia were significantly more likely to report a deep approach to learning in comparison to university students without dyslexia. Reading ability correlated positively with selecting main ideas and test taking strategies and negatively with use of study aids. The authors interpreted the learning strategy results as consequences of and compensations for the difficulties that students with dyslexia have in word reading.

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"Learning Strategies and Study Approaches of Postsecondary Students with Dyslexia." ERIC – World’s Largest Digital Library of Education Literature. Web. 30 Nov. 2010. <http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/recordDetail?accno=EJ796777>.