Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability.

It runs in families.

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin.

Students with dyslexia usually experience difficulties with other language skills, such as spelling, writing, and pronouncing words. 

Dyslexia occurs in people of all backgrounds and intellectual levels. People with dyslexia can also have problems with spoken language, even after they have been exposed to excellent language models in their homes and high -quality language instruction in school.

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People with dyslexia do not read backwards. 

Their spelling can look quite jumbled at times not because they read or see words backwards, but because students have trouble remembering letter symbols for sounds and letter patterns in words.

Dyslexia is not a disease and, therefore, there is no cure.

Individuals with dyslexia do not have a lower level of intelligence.

Which of these individuals have (had) dyslexia? All of them!

There are strategies you can use while you are waiting for an assessment. 

Multi-sensory activities                                

Colored transparencies

A “Reading Window”

Allow extra timeReduce anxiety

Dyslexia Resources:




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