What do we understand about dyslexia?
Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read. It is a common condition that also causes problems with writing and spelling. According to figures published by Dyslexia Reading Well , around 30 million adults in the United States are dyslexic. A further six million in the United Kingdom suffer from the condition. And in Canada, three million people have dyslexia. Signs of dyslexia usually become apparent when a child starts school, and it occurs in people of all backgrounds. But what exactly is dyslexia, what are its symptoms, and how can the condition be treated?
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