Only 5% of American children learn to read without effort, and many others learn to read with relative ease once exposed to formal instruction. Approximately 60% find learning to read is a major challenge. For 20 - 30% of those children, reading is one of the most difficult tasks they will have to master throughout their educational journey.
Individuals with dyslexia often have unique strengths in the areas of creativity, visual-spatial awareness, and seeing the big picture.
- What is dyslexia?
- What are other related language-based learning differences?
- What are the causes?
- What are the signs?
- How is dyslexia treated?
- What are the "side effects" of dyslexia?
- What are the unique strengths of someone with dyslexia?
- Where can I find more information about dyslexia and diagnostic testing?