“It is a sobering fact: dyslexia affects up to twenty percent of the population and it has very specific symptoms.”
Kelli Sandman-Hurley, explains that students who have dyslexia “…will always have dyslexia, and those students with more moderate to profound dyslexia will always encounter difficulties and will almost always need some accommodations to help them reach their potential …”
“For many parents and their dyslexic children, the label of dyslexia frees them from years of asking themselves why reading and writing are so hard…”
What happens when educators don’t have the information they need to prevent reading and writing failure?
Kelli Sandman-Hurley, ED.D. is the co-owner of the Dyslexia Training Institute and a published author and researcher of dyslexia.
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