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Dyslexia affects one out of every five children. Despite the prevalence of this learning disability, the word dyslexia is still a cause of confusion.
A common misconception is that dyslexia is a problem with flipping letters. To add to the confusion, the education systems in the U.S. take different approaches to this reading and spelling disorder. For example, Texas, screens all struggling readers for dyslexia, while in Idaho, dyslexia is not a term commonly used. Teachers and specialists in Idaho use the term Specific Learning Disability to define a child with reading and spelling deficits despite adequate intelligence and adequate instruction.
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