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October is Dyslexia Awareness

 Dyslexia is a learning disability that involves difficulty reading and spelling due to problems identifying speech sounds and how they relate to letters or words. These difficulties result in an individual differences in areas of the brain that process language. Dyslexia is shown to affect 20 % of the population, that is 1 in every 5 people. 

      What can you do if you suspect your child has reading or spelling difficulties? Parents can play an active role in early identification of dyslexia. You do not have to wait until your child starts failing at reading. You don’t even have to wait for them to enter school to start observing and listening to your child’s speaking and reading skills. Click on the link below to learn more about dyslexia.