Dyslexia Testing and Tutors

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What is 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. 


Adopted by the Board of Directors of the International Dyslexia Association: November 12, 2002


​Dyslexia is the most common and most studied, yet most misunderstood, learning difference. True Potential Education is dedicated to giving you information about dyslexia, and helping you navigate the world with it. This site includes resources for researching the biology of dyslexia, tools for recognizing dyslexia, and for intervening and advocating for dyslexic learners.  We hope that you find this information helpful, and immediately applicable to make your path easier to navigate.