Dyslexia and Reading

What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia is often thought of as a disorder in which readers see letters or words backwards when, in fact, dyslexics see words the way everyone else does. Dyslexics struggle to process and manipulate…

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Why does reading fluency matter?

Reading fluency is the key to comprehension. It allows students to make a connection, or bridge, between word recognition and understanding a text as a whole. When this process occurs smoothly, readi…

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How common is dyslexia?

Dyslexia affects 1 in 5 people, or 20% of the population, and it is not something that can be outgrown.

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Updated 2 years ago by Sarah

Does dyslexia affect intelligence?

No! “Dyslexia is not a reflection of a child’s intelligence — in fact it’s defined as a gap between a student’s ability and achievement.” ( Katherine Martinelli, Understanding Dyslexia, Childmind.org…

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Can all kids learn to read?

Yes! Everyone can learn to read. However, kids with dyslexia require more practice, support at home, and the correct approach to reading instruction. Rally is here to help with the support at home. D…

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What is reading fluency?

Reading fluency is the ability to read like you speak. Professional educators describe fluency as “reasonably accurate reading, at an appropriate rate, with suitable prosody, that leads to accurate a…

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Is my child dyslexic?

If you suspect your child may have dyslexia, below are a series of signs to be aware of. You may also want to consider a consultation and assessment with a qualified specialist. A young person with d…

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Updated 2 years ago by Sarah

What is neurodiversity?

Neurodiversity is the idea that all of our brains show differences in structure and function. So, we shouldn’t label every variation from the norm as a disorder.

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