Dyslexia can affect different people at different ages in different ways and its effects can range from mild to severe.
Children can display signs of dyslexia from an early age – as young as 3 or 4 years old – but it is usually not formally identified until the age of 6 or 7.
The following indicators give an overview of the types of difficulties a dyslexic person may have at different ages and may be used as a guide to spotting signs of dyslexia. They are not exhaustive lists, and are not intended as screening tools or diagnostic assessments.
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Dyslexia is a combination of abilities as well as difficulties. It is the disparity between them that is often the give-away clue.
A dyslexic learner, despite certain areas of difficulty, may be orally very able and knowledgeable, creative, artistic, or sporting.