October is National Dyslexia Month. Dyslexia affects an estimated 8.5 million school children and one in six Americans in some form, according to the Dyslexia Caucus.
A person suffering from dyslexia disorder experiences difficulty reading, writing, with letters, words, and numbers, as well as reversing letters and words.
Signs of Dyslexia are:
- Delayed Speech
- Late establishing a dominant hand
- Trouble memorizing their address, phone number, or the alphabet.
- Dysgraphia (inability to perform the act of writing)
- Extreme difficulty learning cursive writing
- Slow choppy inaccurate reading
- Terrible with spelling