Examples from the Web for dyslexia
Helpful Bystander (HB): Have you ever thought that maybe he has dyslexia?
Nowadays, the proportion deemed to have dyslexia is anything from 4% to 20% of the population.
The Dyslexia Debate, authored by Julian Elliott and Elena Grigorenko, is published by Cambridge University Press (2014).
“Dyslexia” has become a catch-all term for everything from poor reading skills to complex speech disorders.
The answer to this question is tied up with the lack of agreement about how dyslexia should be understood.
British Dictionary definitions for dyslexia
Word Origin for dyslexia
Word Origin and History for dyslexia
c.1887, from German dyslexie (1883), from Greek dys- "bad, abnormal, difficult" (see dys-) + lexis "word," from legein "speak" (see lecture (n.)). Dyslexic (n.) is first recorded 1961; dyslectic (adj.) from 1964.
Medicine definitions for dyslexia
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Culture definitions for dyslexia
Difficulty in reading when experienced by persons with normal vision and normal or above-normal intelligence. A common example of dyslexia is reading words with the letters in reverse order, as in fyl for fly.