• Common Risk Factors of Dyslexia


    Parents Preschool – Third grade:

    • Failure to understand that words are made up of parts or individual sounds
    • Difficulty learning the letter names and their corresponding sounds
    • Difficulty reading single words in isolation
    • Difficulty reading fluently
    • Difficulty spelling phonetically

    Fourth grade – High School:

    • History of reading and spelling difficulties
    • Difficulty reading aloud
    • Avoids reading for pleasure
    • Difficulty learning a foreign language

    Post-secondary:

    • Difficulty with spoken vocabulary
    • Difficulty completing the reading demands for multiple course requirements
Last Modified on August 30, 2022