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Tips for Managing Dyslexia

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  • 1. MANAGING DYSLEXIA
  • 2. Index  What is dyslexia?  Tips to manage dyslexia
  • 3. What is dyslexia? Dyslexia is the common term for Developmental Reading Disorder (DRD). It is a learning disorder that affects ones reading ability despite normal intelligence. In this condition, the brain does not recognise or process certain symbols correctly. Dyslexia is commonly seen in children aged between 4 – 7 years and may affect about 5% - 10% of the population.
  • 4. Tips To Manage Dyslexia:  Early intervention is important as the brain is still developing.  Educational support is needed for progress.  Studies prove the use a special font to promote reading.  Reduce stress and anxiety.  Psychological support should be provided if need be.
  • 5. There is no cure for dyslexia which is why all treatment offered is aimed at reducing the learning disability. Remember that children with dyslexia have normal intelligence and most often even above normal intelligence, like Albert Einstein. ***
  • 6. There is no cure for dyslexia which is why all treatment offered is aimed at reducing the learning disability. Remember that children with dyslexia have normal intelligence and most often even above normal intelligence, like Albert Einstein. ***