National dyslexia statistics

source: http://www.dyslexiadx.com/articles-honoring.php

National Dyslexia Statistics 

  • Dyslexia affects at least 1 out of every 5 children in the United States.
  • Dyslexia represents the most common and prevalent of all known learning disabilities
  • Dyslexia is the most researched of all learning disabilities.
  • Dyslexia affects as many boys as girls.
  • Some forms of dyslexia are highly heritable.
  • Dyslexia is the leading cause of reading failure and school dropouts in our nation.
  • Reading failure is the most commonly shared characteristic of juvenile justice offenders.
  • Dyslexia is identifiable, with 92% accuracy, at ages 5 1/2 to 6 1/2
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