TV Program: ITV’s “Lets Talk” about Dyslexia

The term dyslexia was coined from the Greek words “dys”, meaning ill or difficult, and “lexis”, meaning word. Spelling and writing, due to their close relationship with reading, are usually also included.

According to popular belief dyslexia is a neurological disorder in the brain that causes information to be processed and interpreted differently, resulting in reading difficulties. Historically, the dyslexia label has been assigned to learners who are bright, even verbally articulate, but who struggle with reading; in short, whose high IQs mismatch their low reading scores. When children are not as bright, their reading troubles have been chalked up to their general intellectual limitations…

Edublox featured on ITV’s “Let’s Talk” on the subject of dyslexia in April 2016:

 

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