What is dyslexia and does my child have it?

By | Literacy

Many people have heard of the term ‘dyslexia’, but it is a term that is often misunderstood. Dyslexia is  a term used to refer to a pattern of learning difficulties associated with poor reading poor spelling abilities. How is dyslexia diagnosed? In our Bondi Junction clinic, we use the DSM-5 description. Dyslexia is diagnosed as a specific learning disorder with impairment in reading includes possible deficits in: Word reading accuracy Reading rate or fluency Comprehension of what you are reading Reading is a complex, and amazing, process. There are a number of steps in the reading process, and different students can have…

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