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Gabrielle Collins, founder of Why Dyslexia Matters

WHAT IS DYSLEXIA? In simple terms, dyslexia is a learning disability that makes it difficult for an individual to read, write, and spell. According to the Yale Center for Creativity, one in five people suffer from dyslexia and between 70 to 85% of children who are placed in special education for learning disabilities are dyslexic. Saddest of all, oftentimes dyslexia goes undiagnosed, allowing smart kids to miss out on opportunities to succeed.

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