As students go on study leave for their forthcoming GCSEs and A Level examinations Dyslexia Action implores that we do not have the same old predicable headlines that infer too many children with dyslexia are being given advantageous extra time in their exams.
Dyslexia is much more than a difficulty with reading. It can cause difficulties with organisation, mathematics and memory and can result in slow reading, writing and information processing. Dyslexia does not affect intelligence but the difficulties it can cause can put an individual at a serious disadvantage in a world that dictates our knowledge is tested by a process of reading, comprehension, memory recall and written response, within a set period of time.
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