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    Dyslexia - Cause

    The cause of dyslexia is not clear, although it is probably an inherited (genetic) disorder because it runs in families.

    Some studies have shown that people with dyslexia have abnormalities in the functioning of the areas of the brain involved in reading and language.1

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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