Dyslexia By: Keera RoelfsOn

Can dyslexia be cured?

Dyslexia cannot be cured. It can last for years or be life long.

Can dyslexia be treated?

Yes, treatment might help. It is not guaranteed to help, because every person is different and some treatment might not help everyone. However, with extra help in school, such as tutoring or special education programs, a person with dyslexia can succeed.

Can dyslexia be prevented?

Some research has showed that dyslexia has been caused by environmental factors, rather than genetic factors. So it may be possible, with proper research and evaluation, to prevent dyslexia.

What private and community resources and support groups are available for the child and family to utilize?

There are many different tutoring opportunities within the community that can be looked into, however there are some organizations that are specifically for dyslexic people. Ex.) Louisville Dyslexia Association, Langsford- Learning Acceleration Association, ect.) There are many organizations and associations within the community that are there to help people who struggle with dyslexia.

Broad categories: Congenital

General categories: Cognitive and learning

We have to remember that dyslexia is not a simple thing to deal with. It is a disability that many people struggle with daily, and receive little to no help with it. By making people aware of dyslexia and what it's like to live with hopefully we can promote awareness and importance for the special needs.

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