Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re already aware of dyslexia. It’s common in all corners of the world. Understood.org describes the signs of dyslexia as, “problems with accuracy and fluency in reading and spelling. But in some kids, dyslexia can impact writing, maths and language, too.”
Matching letters to sounds, and then using that skill to read words accurately and fluently is a skill known as decoding. Trouble decoding words is a key sign of dyslexia too. Despite the straightforward signs, general knowledge and public perception of dyslexia remains limited, often cloaked by myths and misconceptions among parents, educators and school leaders.