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- 1. Action for Dyslexia
- 2. Introduction
Promoting the awareness of Dyslexia
Creating a dyslexic friendly environment in Singapores schools
- 3. What is Dyslexia?
Dyslexia is a neurologically based specific learning difficulty
Characterised by difficulties in one or more of reading, spelling and writing.
3% to 10% of Singaporeans may be affected.
Signs & symptoms
- 4. Research on Dyslexia
A survey conducted by NTU
Gathered information about the level of awareness and perception of dyslexia
More than a thousand parents
From 16 primary schools
- 5. Survey Findings
Are you aware of the condition dyslexia?
- 49% of them responded Yes to the question
- 6. Significant half of the Singaporean population lack knowledge of dyslexia