Dyslexia Facts

 

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Since Sept 2002

…dyslexia has been covered under
the Disability Discrimination Act

Up to 10% of the population

…are dyslexic to some degree

People with dyslexia

…often think in a different way and
teaching must take this into account

Dyslexia is

…often hereditary

Dyslexia particularly affects

…the handling of symbolic information,
especially written language

No two people with
dyslexia are the same

…it is a cluster of differences

Dyslexia is not

…linked to General ability

Up to 4%

…may be affected enough to
require specialist help

Recent  research shows that

…roughly as many females as
males may be affected

It cannot be “cured” but

…over time different coping strategies
are learnt and are effective