dyslexia

facts

  • Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting up to 20% of the population. 

  • Some people are more affected than others.

  • The basis of dyslexia is difficulty reading.

  • Dyslexia is NOT a problem of letter reversals, although this can be a symptom.

  • Dyslexics have difference in the area of their brain that associates the shape of the letter with the sound of the letter.

  • Often, dyslexics have difficulty with rapid word recall and rapid word recognition.

  • Dyslexia is more than a reading problem.

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