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Difficulties in reading

Dyslexia is a learning disability that impairs one's ability to read. It is distinguished by difficulties identifying speech sounds and comprehending how they relate to letters and words (decoding). Dyslexia, sometimes known as a reading disability, is caused by individual differences in the areas of the brain that process language. Most dyslexics can learn to read with early detection and specialized reading instruction. 

Dyslexia symptoms include:

  • Late talking

  • Difficulty summarizing a story

  • Word formation issues, such as reversing sounds in words or mistaking words that sound identical

  • having trouble recalling or naming letters, numbers, and colours

  • difficulty learning nursery rhymes or engaging in rhyme-based games

  • processing difficulties reading significantly below grade level

  • Processing and comprehending difficulties

  • inability to formulate responses to questions or find the right words to use

  • Problems remembering the sequence of things

  • Avoid reading out loud

  • Messy handwriting

  • Doesn’t seem to have a strategy for reading new words

Dyslexia: Admissions
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