- More than 3 million U.S. case per year.
Chronic can last for years or be life long.
Its usually self diagnosable.
Symptoms include late talking, learning new words slowly, and a deplay in learning to read.
- About 70 to 85% of children who are placed in special education for learning disabilities are dyslexic.
- Dyslexia does not reflect an overall defect in language, but a localized weakness within the phonologic module of the brain (where sounds of language are put together to form words or break words down into sounds).
- People with dyslexia are usually more creative and have a higher level of intelligence.