Susan Fitzgerald

Decoding Dyslexia: Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz reach out to diverse groups, including Jewish day schools, rabbis, and cantors to help them understand the challenges facing their students.

Yale Researchers Sally and Bennett Shaywitz Bust Dyslexia Myths

Yale researchers Sally and Bennett Shaywitz say there’s an upside to dyslexia. Those with the disorder tend to be out-of-the-box thinkers because they have trouble reading.

Are Gaucher Disease and Parkinson's Linked?

JEWISH GENETICS: Scientists are looking into a possible genetic link between Parkinson’s and Gaucher disease, which disproportionately affects Ashkenazi Jews.