Wednesday, November 26, 2008


What is Dyslexia...?

Dys - Poor
lexia - Language

Dyslexia is a learning disability that manifests primarily as a difficulty with written language, particularly with reading and spelling. It is separate and distinct from reading difficulties resulting from other causes, such as a non-neurological deficiency with vision or hearing, or from poor or inadequate reading instruction.[1] Evidence also suggests that dyslexia results from differences in how the brain processes written and/or spoken language. Although dyslexia is thought to be the result of a neurological difference, it is not an intellectual disability. Dyslexia has been diagnosed in people of all levels of intelligence.

Dyslexia Learning Center in Chennai
MDA has their website http://www.mdachennai.com and they can be reached at mda.ananya@gmail.com

Listen the wonderful podcast from Mr.Srinivasan(Prime Point Foundation) with Madras Dyslexia Association.

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