1. What is Dyslexia?

  1. Gavin Reid

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119970897.ch1

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition

How to Cite

Reid, G. (2011) What is Dyslexia?, in Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119970897.ch1

Author Information

  1. Vancouver, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470973745

Online ISBN: 9781119970897

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Keywords:

  • Characteristics of dyslexia;
  • Reading;
  • British Dyslexia Association (BDA);
  • Parents' challenges;
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD);
  • The International Dyslexia Association (IDA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • So, what is dyslexia?

  • Characteristics of dyslexia

  • Early indicators

  • Some general factors that can indicate dyslexia

  • Definition of dyslexia

  • Common characteristics of other related learning disorders

  • Parents' challenges

  • Summary