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"Dyslexia is best described as a combination of abilities and difficulties that affect the learning process in one or more of reading, spelling and writing. Accompanying weaknesses may be identified in areas of speed of processing, short term memory, sequencing and organisation, auditory and/or visual perception, spoken language and motor skills. It is particularly related to mastering and using written language, which may include alphabetic, numeric and musical notation.
Some [people] have outstanding creative skills, others have strong oral skills. Some have no outstanding talents, all have strengths.
Dyslexia can occur despite normal intellectual ability and teaching. It is independent of socio-economic or language background."
10% of the UK population have dyslexia
Strategies can be developed to overcome difficulties
People with dyslexia are "one of the largest single groups of disabled poeple"
AssessmentTesting of all ages
Adult tuition is available in English, Mathematics and ICT (computers).
Children's tuition is available in English and Mathematics.
Training for parents, schools & Employers.