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New kind of glasses helps reading disorders
Posted November 20, 2012 By America Now News

They look like simple sunglasses, but a new kind of lens technology can help people overcome major learning obstacles. Children and adults who struggle with reading are literally seeing a difference.

"They just help a lot," said 9-year-old Margaret Ann Hidell. She says doing her homework is easier since she got the glasses four weeks ago. The words and numbers stay in place. "I feel like they make my reading better so I go faster," said Margaret Ann.

It was an instant improvement. Margaret Ann's reading tested 30-percent faster at the eye doctor's office. Her mom saw a difference, too. "I noticed she was getting A-pluses and B's and it just seemed she was getting that increase in confidence," said Laurie Hidell.

A company called Chromagen makes them to treat dyslexia, but they can help with ADHD, ADD, and other reading disorders too.

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