80% of children in special education for reading are dyslexic according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Harvard Researcher Sally Shaywitz states that dyslexia is the most under-diagnosed ailment of childhood. If your child is struggling with reading, writing or spelling, don’t hope they “will grow out of it.” Dyslexia is 95% diagnosable by the end of kindergarten. Early intervention is key.
Dyscalculia is a lifelong condition that makes it hard for kids to perform math-related tasks. It’s not as well known or understood as dyslexia. But some experts believe it’s just as common. It occurs in children with dyslexia about 30% of the time.
When a child is struggling with reading, writing and spelling, parents can receive a lot of conflicting advice. Want to talk to someone and figure out what will work best for your child? Aspire provides free parent consultations to explain our services and how to best help students with dyslexia achieve grade level reading.
Undiscovered dyslexia has massive costs to society. 80% of prison inmates read below a fifth-grade level, and almost 50% of prison inmates can be identified as dyslexic. Click here to learn more about dyslexia so you can identify kids with the warning signs in your classroom.