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Video: A Mom Opens Up About Her Own Dyslexia After Son’s Diagnosis

By The Understood Team

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Lola Álvarez was diagnosed with dyslexia when she was a young girl in Mexico. She faced stigma and decided to keep her dyslexia a secret for years—even from her own husband.

But when her youngest son was diagnosed with dyslexia, Lola had a transformation. Learn how and when she finally told her husband about her reading challenges. Find out how she became a vocal advocate for her son and for all children with learning and attention issues.

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