Dyslexia is the common learning difficulty that causes problems with reading, writing and spelling. It is a specific difficulty which causes problem with certain abilities used for learning. It does not affect the individual’s intelligence.
It is estimated that 1 in every 5 children in a class could have signs of dyslexia.
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Dyslexia Organization, Kenya (DOK), is a non-profit NGO established and registered under the NGO Board of Kenya in 2011. Our programme mission is to create public awareness and intervention strategies for dyslexia, a learning condition that affects many school-going children in our country. Quite often the children are referred to as 'slow learners’ or weak performers. We believe that these are biased references of discouragement in a very competitive environment. These children are the opposite; as has been proved, they are indeed gifted and talented.
It is not a condition many parents are aware of; some term their children slow […]
The simplest definition of dyslexia is; “partial text blindness”. International Dyslexia Association defines dyslexia as […]