Did you know that there are kids with dyslexia in every class?
Dyslexic kids are just as smart as other kids but their brains work a little bit differently. This brain difference makes learning to read harder for them.
But like all kids, dyslexic kids have their own unique strengths and challenges. When they have the support they need, they can achieve anything they put their minds to!
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#1. Dyslexic kids are not as smart as other kids:
True - smart kids all learn to read easily
False - dyslexic kids are just as smart as other kids, some dyslexic kids are even gifted!
#2. Dyslexic kids find it hard to match letters to sounds:
True - kids with dyslexia need more time to think of the sound
False - dyslexic kids can easily match sounds to letters
#3. Kids with dyslexia tell others about their problems:
True - dyslexic kids will always tell you when things are hard for them
False - many kids feel ashamed of their difficulties and afraid to speak up and ask for help
#4. Kids with dyslexia can be good at telling stories:
True - many kids with dyslexia are very funny and great at story telling
False - kids with dyslexia can't be funny and good at telling stories
#5. There are many famous and successful people with dyslexia:
True - people with dyslexia are everywhere! Many have even changed the world!
False - people with dyslexia are not good at anything