Dyslexia Awareness Month was only officially recognized by the US Congress in 2015. In 1878, 125 years ago, Adolf Kussmaul, a German neurologist coined the term “Word Blindness” to describe several of his patients who used words in the wrong order.In 1887, a German ophthalmologist, Rudolph Berlin was the first to use the word “Dyslexia”…
We strive to maintain an on-going commitment to inform, inspire, and empower individuals with learning disabilities, Dyslexia, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); providing access to invaluable resources and tools to overcome barriers and positively impact one’s daily literacy journey.
LEARNING DISABILITY STATISTICS
One in five students, or 15-20% of the population, have a language-based learning disability.
25% to 65% of children with dyslexia have a dyslexic parent. Dyslexia is the most common of the language-based learning disabilities.