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What is dyslexia and what does it affect besides school?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Symptoms: There are several types of dyslexia, but what they have in common is the difficulty in reading comprehension. With proper instruction, this can be overcome.The cause is an unknown immaturitry of brain function.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Disorder of symbols: Dyslexia is a disorder of symbol identification. It causes difficulty witreading in school and will interfere with reading needed for future education or work. Speak to a speech and language therapist for assistance.

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