Tell me, what is dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a specific reading disorder, most often associated with dysorthography (a specific disorder of spelling). Dyslexia should not be confused with dysphasia, which is a language disorder.

Dyslexia is a disorder of learning written language, durable and proven, which occurs outside any other sensory, neurological or mental pathology. Dyslexia affects boys more than girls.

He is most often at CP when learning to read. But warning signs can put the flea in the ear in large section of kindergarten.

Equipped with a perfectly normal intelligence, dyslexic children can not read or write fluently and without errors. Neuroscience and neuropsychology have made tremendous progress in researching the causes of dyslexia. If the tracks of understanding exist, the questions still remain numerous.

As for the care, it is rather well defined. Established early by a team of experts, it solves - at least partially - the symptoms of dyslexia.

For worried parents, it is good to know that this handicap is not always synonymous with school or professional failure. Many dyslexic people (and not least!) Are the proof: Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci ...

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