What is Dyslexia?

Learn about Dyslexia, the most prevalent type of learning disability.
Teaching Strategies:
Grades:
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3
Updated on: January 4, 1998
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High school, college, and adult

Students at this stage are expected to analyze and synthesize information in written form as well as acquire factual information. Although many individuals with dyslexia may have compensated for some of their difficulties with reading, others may continue to have problems with automatic word identification.

  • continued difficulties with word recognition which significantly affect acquisition of knowledge and ability to analyze written material
  • slow rate of reading
  • continued difficulties with spelling and written composition
  • difficulty with note-taking in class
  • trouble learning a foreign language

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