Learning center uses clay to help children with dyslexia

November 13, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST
Jeremiah Hartz, 5, molds a star out of clay during a session with Cathy Cook in her office Thursday. After having trouble with the letter V, Jeremiah began molding planets and astronauts because the letter triggered a connection to the planet Venus. Cook uses clay as a visual tool that patients with dyslexia can mold into letters for quicker recall of the alphabet.

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