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  • 1. Action for Dyslexia
    Sharlene
    Nyssel
    Sharanya
    Sandra
  • 2. Introduction
    Campaign objectives
    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