What is Dyslexia?
The current definition from the International Dyslexia Association states: Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized
by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in
the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of an effective classroom
instruction. Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension and reduced reading experience that can impede growth of vocabulary
and background knowledge.