JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Experts on learning disabilities say the numbers are hard to pin down, but 14-20% of children and adults may have dyslexia. It's so often undetected that stats are difficult.
However, with early intervention a child can learn to overcome the challenges and succeed, in fact, succeed with great promise. According to Dr. Gayle Cane with Duval County Schools, dyslexics are typically very bright. Dr. Cane's own son and mother are dyslexic. She's worked, she says, with 1000's of dyslexic students.
Dr. Cane suggests this website: http://www.interdys.org/
The International Dyslexia Association has information for parents and students.
Some families have also suggested another resource: Susan Barton
Her website offers user-friendly advice. http://www.dys-add.com/
She also lists warning signs for all ages, including adults.
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