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How can a person get dyslexia?

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Dyslexia is a disorder present at birth and cannot be prevented or cured, but it can be managed with special instruction and support. Early intervention to address reading problems is important. Parents must understand that children with dyslexia can learn normally, but probably need to learn in different ways than children without the condition. Teaching should be individualized and may involve modeling letters and words in clay or other three-dimensional techniques to help the child learn letters and words.

From: Treatments for Dyslexia WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The International Dyslexia Association. National Center for Learning Disabilities. National Center for Neurological Disorders and Stroke.


Reviewed by Roy Benaroch on May 02, 2018

SOURCES: The International Dyslexia Association. National Center for Learning Disabilities. National Center for Neurological Disorders and Stroke.


Reviewed by Roy Benaroch on May 02, 2018

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