Dyslexia

Dyslexia Fact Sheet

This one-page dyslexia fact sheet for beginners includes basic information on dyslexia and how to he…

Videos About Dyslexia

Watch a collection of videos about dyslexia, from dyslexia facts to success stories from kids, adult…

A Day in the Life of a Child With Dyslexia

What's it like to have dyslexia? See a day in the life of a kid with dyslexia to get a sense of the …

Video: Dyslexia and the Brain

How does the brain of a dyslexic child work differently? Watch this video to hear from a dyslexia ex…

Is Dyslexia Genetic?

Find out if dyslexia is hereditary. An expert explains the genetic component of dyslexia.

My Child Was Just Diagnosed With Dyslexia. Now What?

Was your child just diagnosed with dyslexia? Learn about dyslexia treatment and what to do when your…

7 Common Myths About Dyslexia

When it comes to dyslexia, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Here are seven common dysle…

Dyslexia Success Stories

Share these dyslexia success stories with your child. These stories of children, adults and celebrit…

Video: Dyslexia and the Fear of Reading

We all have a natural fight-or-flight response when fear kicks in. But what happens when that fear i…

Video: Inside a Dyslexia Evaluation

Have you ever wondered what happens in an education evaluation? Watch this video for an inside look …

Dyslexia: Your Questions Answered

Experts answer questions about dyslexia and reading issues, including the difference between dyslexi…

Video: Why Do ADHD and Dyslexia Co-Occur So Often?

Why do so many kids have both dyslexia and ADHD? Watch as expert Fumiko Hoeft talks about ADHD and d…

Dyslexia and Anxiety: What You Need to Know

Reading aloud in class. Not understanding why reading is so hard. Learn how situations like these ca…

Skills That Can Be Affected by Dyslexia

Dyslexia doesn't only affect reading. Here's a quick list of other skills dyslexia can impact.

Why Doesn’t Dyslexia Go Away After Proper Reading Instruction?

Once your child has learned to read, does that mean his dyslexia is cured? An expert explains whethe…

Types of Dyslexia: What Researchers Are Studying and Why

Find out what research shows about types of dyslexia or dyslexia subtypes, like phonological dyslexi…

FAQs About Reversing Letters, Writing Letters Backwards, and Dyslexia

Is writing letters backwards a sign of dyslexia? Learn what letter reversal is, how it's different f…

FAQs About Vision and Dyslexia

Are dyslexia and vision problems connected? Here are answers to FAQs about dyslexia and vision, incl…

8 Tips for Introducing Dyslexia to Your Child

Learn about specific tips that can help you start your first conversation with your child about dysl…

Could My Child’s Dyslexia Be Causing Her Difficulty With Starting and Completing Her Work?

Does your child with dyslexia have trouble starting and finishing assignments? Learn about possible …

Dyslexia: Strategies You Can Try at Home

If your child has dyslexia, try these fun, at-home strategies to work on reading skills.

Dyslexia and Creativity: What You Need to Know

Does dyslexia make you creative? Find out what research shows about whether there's a link between d…

The Difference Between Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

Dyslexia and dyscalculia can both make math hard. But even though dyscalculia is sometimes called ma…

The Difference Between Dysgraphia and Dyslexia

Many learning disabilities can have confusingly similar names. They can also have overlapping sympto…

How Dyslexia Is Diagnosed After High School

Learn how to tell if you have dyslexia. Find out how dyslexia is diagnosed after high school and whe…

FAQs About Dyslexia and Learning Music

Does dyslexia affect reading music? Learn why kids with dyslexia may struggle with learning to read …

FAQs About Bilingualism and Dyslexia

Dyslexia can often be missed in kids who speak more than one language. Here are answers to common qu…

Video: The Journey From a Child With Dyslexia to an Award-Winning Researcher

Luz Rello, who has dyslexia, struggled in school at a young age. Now she's a scientist with multiple…

11 Great Quotes About Dyslexia

What have successful dyslexic people learned from and about dyslexia? Here are 11 quotes about livin…

12 Tips to Help Kids With Dyslexia Learn Sight Words

How can you help your child with dyslexia learn sight words? Explore these fun ways to teach sight w…

Possible Causes of Dyslexia

What causes dyslexia? Brain function, brain structure and heredity are possible causes of dyslexia. …

Do Dyslexia Fonts Help?

Is there such thing as a dyslexia-friendly font? An expert explains whether fonts like Dyslexie and …

Is It OK to Let My Child With Dyslexia Use Spell-Check?

When is it OK to let your child with dyslexia start using spell-check? What are the best spell-check…

9 Films That Feature Dyslexia

If your child has dyslexia, you may be interested in watching one of these movies about reading issu…

10 Movie and TV Characters With Dyslexia

Watching characters with dyslexia on TV and in movies can help you understand the challenges—and hel…

Learning a Foreign Language With Dyslexia

Kids with dyslexia face the same hurdles learning a foreign language as they did learning to read. B…

Can Dyslexia Cause Headaches?

Learn about dyslexia and if it can cause headaches. Read about reading issues and stress that could …

Can I Get an fMRI Scan to Show That My Daughter Has Dyslexia?

Can fMRI brain scans be used to diagnose dyslexia? Learn how functional magnetic resonance imaging i…

9 Ways to Help Kids With Dyslexia Remember and Pronounce Long Words

Kids with dyslexia can have trouble remembering and pronouncing long words. Get tips on how to help …

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