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Dyslexia

DEFINITION OF DYSLEXIA

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction. Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension and reduced reading experience that can impede the growth of vocabulary and background knowledge.


Information provided by The International DYSLEXIA Association®


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Questions regarding dyslexia should be addressed to:

Latitia Wilson, Dyslexia Coordinator
Longview ISD
lmwilson@lisd.org
903.381.2256

Catina Love, 504 Coordinator
Longview ISD
clove@lisd.org
903.381.2280