Dyslexia (Learning Disorders: Reading) Topic Guide

Dyslexia (Reading Disorder) Dyslexia (Reading Disorder): Dyslexia (reading disorder) is the most common learning disability. The cause is thought to be genetic. Dyslexia symptoms vary with the age of the child and can include:
  • language delays,
  • difficulty with reading and comprehension, and
  • poor spelling.
Early treatment may involve "remediation" which offers strategies to the child to improve deficits, and use of phonics. For older children and adults, "accommodation" for dyslexia adapts curriculum and methods of instruction.