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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Posted October 11, 2018 By Hal Miller

Visit the following web sites and read the article below for information regarding Dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

 

Understood.org:

Understanding Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a lifelong condition that makes it difficult for people to read. It’s the most common learning issue, although it’s not clear what percentage of kids have it. Some experts believe the number is between 5 and 10 percent. Others say as many as 17 percent of people show signs of reading issues.

Kidshealth.org:

Dyslexia

Peter works so hard at reading, but it just never gets easier. He knows he’s smart, so why can’t he read like the other kids? Peter has a problem called dyslexia. Dyslexia (say: dis-LEK-see-uh) is a learning problem some kids have. Dyslexia makes it tough to read and spell.

Understanding Dyslexia

Dyslexia (dis-LEK-see-uh) is a type of learning disability. A child with a learning disability has trouble processing words or numbers. There are several kinds of learning disabilities – dyslexia is the term used when people have trouble learning to read, even though they’re smart enough and want to learn.

 

LDAAmerica.org:

Dyslexia

The severity of this specific learning disability can differ in each individual but can affect reading fluency, decoding, reading comprehension, recall, writing, spelling, and sometimes speech and can exist along with other related disorders. Dyslexia is sometimes referred to as a Language-Based Learning Disability.

 

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