Characteristics

What is dyslexia? According to the US department of education, dyslexia is a type of learning difficulty identifiable as a developmental difficulty of language learning and cognition. It is a learning difficulty which primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent word reading and spelling such as phonological awareness. What causes dyslexia? The exact […]

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Issues

Social Issues for Children with Dyslexia A dyslexic child frequently faced social relationship problems with their peers, teachers and their family members. As they have difficulty with reading and writing, this could impact their social and communication skills, for example, they will have difficulty in retrieving words quickly, interacting with their peers and responding in […]

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Challenges

Challenges come in all forms for a child with dyslexia. It ranges from learning and social challenges to emotional challenges.     Reading Children with dyslexia face reading problems, however many people with dyslexia can become quite good readers (Dyslexia Action, n.d.). They encounter a challenge in extracting information from text therefore, it usually takes them longer to […]

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Reference Page

The following blog post is on the references that we have referred to while creating this blog.  Alexander-Passe, N. (2015). The Lifelong Social and Emotional Effects of Dyslexia. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Retrieved on 13 July, 2017, from http://www.jkp.com/jkpblog/2015/08/the-lifelong-social-and-emotional-effects-of-dyslexia/ Dyslexia Center of Utah. (n.d). Retrieved from  http://www.dyslexiacenterofutah.org/dyslexia/social-problems/ GreatSchools Staff. (2015). Dyslexia and the education environment. Retrieved […]

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