If your child struggles with
language, reading, and sounding out words, you may want to have your child
dyslexia. You can also speak with your child's
pediatrician, teacher, or school counselor if you
believe your child's reading or other language skills are not advancing or your
child seems motivated but is performing below his or her potential.
If you have dyslexia and are concerned that your child may have some of
the signs of dyslexia, you may want to talk to your doctor or to school
personnel because your child is at increased risk for having the
It is possible that the main title of the report Down Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
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April 12, 2012
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