Does Your Student Have Dyslexia?
The Facts About Dyslexia
Dyslexia is a Specific Learning Disorder (often called a learning disability) which is a lifelong neurologically based condition that affects the way a person processes information (see wiring of brain image below).
In order to be diagnosed with dyslexia, there must be evidence of the following:
- At least average intellectual functioning.
- A significant information processing deficit.
- A significant discrepancy between ability and academics in reading.
- Poor phonics skills
- Difficulty with accurate or fluent word recognition
- Poor spelling
- Slowed reading
- Limited reading comprehension
For more information, visit PANDA’S website.
Have more questions? Contact Wendy Sweeney at PANDA: firstname.lastname@example.org or 763-504-4095
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