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What Is Dyslexia And What Are The Symptoms?

Dyslexia is one of the most common learning difficulties - and as a parent it can feel very overwhelming if you suspect or know your child has it. With the hWith the help of the British Dyslexia Association ( we explain:

00:20 - What dyslexia is
01:27 - Signs of dyslexia
02:48 - Identifying and testing for dyslexia
04:04 - How dyslexia is dealt with by schools, teachers and requesting EHCPs
05:25 - Emotional wellbeing of dyslexic children
06:23 - Ways to help a dyslexic child

#Dyslexia has no bearing on intelligence - it is just a set of weaknesses in how you learn.

With thanks to Helen Boden from the British Dyslexia Association and John Hicks.

See dyslexia differently

This animation seeks to preempt misconceptions among young audiences by shedding light on the real challenges dyslexic children face whilst also acknowledging their strengths and potential.