What is dyslexia?

In simple terms dyslexia is a difficulty with the processing of language.

Dyslexia is evident in a pattern of difficulties and these are listed below.

If you prefer to have an overview of this pattern of difficulties you can view it in the form of a mindmap.

Spelling difficulties

Listening/language difficulties

Reading difficulties

Difficulties in writing

Memorisational difficulties

Spatial/temporal difficulties

Motor control difficulties

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