Talk-to-Text, eBooks: Dyslexics Beat Odds


11-year-old Max Chmel struggles with reading and writing. He has severe dyslexia.

“It’s like I am seeing it, but I am just not seeing it right,” said Max. “It’s just really hard to read and write.”

“It’s been hard, it’s been really hard,” said Jennifer Chmel, Max’s mother. “We knew since before kindergarten that he wasn’t learning like his twin sister.

For many years, Max struggled at school.

Not anymore.

“This year (Max) tested above average,” Jennifer said.

Max is doing homework, writing essays and getting his learning in other ways.

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