More About Dyslexia
Could it be Dyslexia???
Without formal testing, dyslexia can not be accurately diagnosed. Here are some symptoms by grade that would indicate further testing. Earlier diagnosis and therapy leads to better educational outcomes for students with dyslexia. At age 5.5, dyslexia can be diagnosed with 92% accuracy according to the National Institutes of Health. Don't wait to get tested!!
Kindergarten - 1st grade
difficulty rhyming words
difficulty identifying initial or final sounds in familiar words
difficulty learning the alphabet
poor knowledge of letter- sound relationships
2nd - 3rd Grade
ongoing difficulties with reading unfamiliar words
slow, labored reading
poor reading comprehension