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What is dyslexia?

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What is dyslexia?

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Dyslexia is a language-based disability derived from differences in brain structure and brain function. Common areas of difficulty include reading, writing, and spelling, information processing, short-term memory, planning, and organization.

Although dyslexia presents itself somewhat differently in each person, some salient characteristics can be determined through evaluation. The following articles can help you learn more:

For more information, browse our dyslexia resources or contact the International Dyslexia Association.

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