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Dyslexia is a common type of specific learning difficulty that mainly affects the skills involved in the reading and spelling of words.
Symptoms of dyslexia
The symptoms of dyslexia can differ from person to person, and each person with the condition will have a unique pattern of strengths and weaknesses.
Causes of dyslexia
There are several theories about the causes of dyslexia, but it is generally accepted to be a condition passed on through families.
Diagnosing dyslexia
The earlier a child with dyslexia is diagnosed, the more effective their treatment is likely to be.
Treating dyslexia
While dyslexia is a lifelong problem, there is a range of specialist educational interventions that can help children with dyslexia with their reading and writing.
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