The Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia's research program focuses on the causes and treatment of dyslexia. Research projects have included studies on:
The center's research findings have been presented at the World Congress of Dyslexia, the annual conference of the International Dyslexia Association and the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.
The center's research team has worked with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, The University of Texas at Dallas and The University of Texas at Arlington. These collaborations have produced publications on mathematical disabilities and the neurobiology of dyslexia treatment response.