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Dyslexia

A learning disorder characterised by difficulty reading. Dyslexia occurs in children with normal vision and intelligence. Symptoms include late talking, learning new words slowly and a delay in learning to read. Most children with dyslexia can succeed in school with tutoring or a specialised education programme. Usually self-diagnosable People may experience: Cognitive: difficulty memorising, difficulty spelling, or difficulty thinking and understanding Developmental: learning disability or speech delay in a child Also common: delayed reading ability, headache, or speech impairment

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