If your child has problems reading or spelling, you may be wondering if your child has dyslexia. Dyslexia is a common reading and spelling disability, affecting approximately 10% of students.
Dyslexia symptoms vary from person to person, but may include:
- confuses small words such as does and goes, or at and to
- reverses letter sequence such as left for felt
- avoids writing
- has difficulty with rhyming
Below is a checklist of 37 symptoms of dyslexia. You can download and print this checklist, and determine if your child has the signs of dyslexia.