A brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read.
Explore dyslexia legislation and related initiatives in your state with this interactive map. Read an overview of legislation, requirements, and initiatives that discus dyslexia in K-12 settings.
This toolkit helps parents and educators learn about dyslexia and how to support the literacy development of students with dyslexia.
This infographic highlights common definitions of dyslexia, and identifies core dimensions of dyslexia shared across those definitions.
Dyslexia is a brain-based learning disability that specifically impairs a person’s ability to read.
This infographic examines the online presence of dyslexia across 195 countries.
Social Workers’ Role in Addressing Dyslexia.
Studies report fundamental differences in brain development and activation patterns between individuals with dyslexia and those without.
The characteristics of dyslexia legislation.
Breaking down the truth about Dyslexia.
Signs of typical reading development and possible indicators of risk for dyslexia.
This toolkit provides information about dyslexia and how to best support the literacy development of students with dyslexia. Explore the five sections to learn more about what dyslexia is, how schools can screen students for dyslexia risk, using data to identify supports for students with dyslexia, what effective reading instruction looks like, and how to intensify reading instruction for students with dyslexia.
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The research reported here is funded by awards to the National Center on Improving Literacy from the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, in partnership with the Office of Special Education Programs (Award #: S283D160003). The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of OESE, OSEP, or the U.S. Department of Education. Copyright © 2022 National Center on Improving Literacy. https://improvingliterarcy.org