What is Dyslexia?

Learn about Dyslexia, the most prevalent type of learning disability.
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Updated on: January 4, 1998
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Preschool/Kindergarten

Characteristics of students with dyslexia change over time, depending on the grade level and/or stage of reading that the individual has reached. The following are some signs of dyslexia at different grade levels.

Preschool/kindergarten

At this stage, children are developing the underlying oral language base necessary for learning to read. Signs that indicate possible difficulties with reading acquisition include:

  • delay in talking
  • difficulty in recognizing and producing rhymes
  • difficulty remembering rote information such as letter names (also phone number and address)
  • difficulty remembering and following directions

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