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DYSLEXIA, DYSGRAPHIA, DYSCALCULIA

ABOUT DYSLEXIA,
DYSGRAPHIA & DYSCALCULIA
RESOURCES
ABOUT

Learning disabilities have gone by many names. In Texas children must be diagnosed with a specific learning disability in order to receive special education services.  Children that have characteristics of Dyslexia may receive additional reading instruction through general education. Read more on our LD page.

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Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Dyscalculia are older terms applied to Learning Disabilities:

Dyslexia is a language-based disorder. Individuals with Dyslexia have trouble understanding written words. It may also be referred to as reading disability or reading disorder.

 

Dyscalculia is a mathematical disability. Individuals with Dyscalculia have a difficult time solving arithmetic problems and grasping math concepts.

 

Dysgraphia is a writing disability. A person with Dysgraphia finds it hard to form letters or write within a defined space.

RESOURCES

LDonline.org, website on learning disabilites and ADHD

myspecialed-504page.com, resources for parents

Wrightslaw.com, special education advocacy and rights

 

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