very complex – as a result, there are many definitions. We describe dyslexia as
an inefficiency in the working memory, the information system fundamental to
learning and performance in day-to-day life, in educational environments and in
How does dyslexia affect people?
Around 10% of the population are dyslexic. Dyslexia
has a mild impact on some people and much more on others. It affects men, women
and children from all backgrounds.
Dyslexia affects everyone differently, but dyslexic
people may experience problems in the following areas:
self-esteem and lack of self-confidence
Dyslexic people often have considerable abilities
that have not been acknowledged or developed, and are often: