Tag Archives: definition

Defining Dyslexia

For all of us who are affected by dyslexia, it is important to stay up-to-date with regard to how dyslexia is defined, understood, and perceived. …

Reading, writing, spelling, dyslexia – more than meets the eye

In our dyslexia illustration, the visible portion of the iceberg includes the symptoms that parents and teachers most clearly observe in young readers, with the “above-the-surface” amount varying significantly among individuals. The part of the iceberg under water includes language processing difficulties not readily observable to parents and teachers – problems that can be revealed only through a language-processing evaluation.

Dyslexia vs. Developmental Disabilities

There’s an alphabet soup of terms referring to children who don’t learn at the same rate as their peers: developmental disability*, learning disability, special needs, …

September 15, 2010 in Dyslexia, Dyslexia Facts

What is Dyslexia? Information and Treatment

The International Dyslexia Association offers the following definition for dyslexia: “Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by …