Reassessing health literacy best practices to improve medication adherence among patients with dyslexia.


George Washington University, Milken Institute School of Public Health, Washington, DC USA; LARK Consulting, New York, NY USA. Electronic address: [Email]


Dyslexia is characterized as unexpected and persistent difficulty in reading. In addition to language-based deficits, evidence indicates that people with dyslexia may struggle with tasks related to memory and executive function. This discussion paper explores how these non-linguistic deficits could plausibly affect medication adherence among patients with dyslexia.


Dyslexia,Executive function,Health literacy,Learning disabilities,Medication adherence,Memory,

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