IDEAS

Support, resources, empowerment, and advocacy for the dyslexic community.


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IDEAS - Impacting Dyslexia Education Awareness and Support

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological 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 growth of vocabulary and background knowledge.” (International Dyslexia Association 2002)

Speech and Language Pathologists play a role in the treatment of Dyslexia. To learn more, view CSHA's position paper, "Roles and Responsibilities of SLPs in Respect to Literacy in Children and Adolescents in California." To access the position paper, click here: www.csha.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=10AvzKs79C0%3d&portalid=62
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