Even though children can begin to show signs of dyslexia from a young age, it is typically not diagnosed until around 6 years old. That said, some children will not be diagnosed during their school years.

Dyslexia affects each individual differently, however, there are some signs that you can look out for in your child which may indicate dyslexia. These include:

  • Difficulty following instructions
  • Forgetful with words or unable to recognise words that are familiar to them
  • Stronger oral skills than written work
  • Poor comprehension skills
  • Disorganised

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Last updated: 10/10/2022

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