Definition of Dyslexia:  

    Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin.  It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities.  These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction.  Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension and reduced reading experience that can impede the growth of vocabulary and background knowledge.    ---The International Dyslexia Association 

    (Source: The Dyslexia Handbook, Revised 2021)      Click Here

    The Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Update

    Actualización del manual de dislexia 2021

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