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Part 2 of a 6 Part Series about Dyslexia

Today is part 2 of my 6 part series of facts about dyslexia. If you have any questions, you can comment here or send me an email at


Did you know:


–That Dyslexia is by far the most common learning disability.


–That according to the National Institute of Health, 80% of children placed in special education class for learning disabilities has Dyslexia.


–That people with dyslexia DO NOT outgrow it.


–That a study done by Yale University showed just as many girls have dyslexia as boys.


–That about 10% of the population has dyslexia.


–That it is more likely for your child to have a reading problem than almost any other physical problem.


–That dyslexia affects one out of every five children–ten million in America alone.


–That less than 1/3 of dyslexic children are receiving school services.


–That 25-40% of American children are at risk of failing because they don’t read we’ll enough, fast enough, or easily enough.


–That The following notable people have been diagnosed with dyslexia, or who, it is believed, suffered from dyslexia.

Albert Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, John Lennon, Tom Cruise, Danny Glover, Cher, Magic Johnson, Carl Lewis, Bruce Jenner, General George Patton, Charles Schwab, Henry Winkler, David Rockefeller, Jay Leno, Charles “Pete” Conrad Jr., and Alexander Faludy, the youngest Cambridge undergraduate for 200 years, just to name a few.

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