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We are a teaching/therapy organization for students who are bright but have an unexpected difficulty with reading and/or math. Up to 20% of the U.S. population suffers from some degree of dyslexia. Reading capability is a requirement for success. Dyslexia is devastating, but it doesn't have to be. With proper multi-sensory remediation, almost all dyslexics can be taught to read. If therapy begins early enough, 80% will read well.


Characteristics Which May Accompany Dyslexia:
* Difficulty isolating and identifying sounds in words, syllables, and rhymes.
* Difficulty with word identification. Trouble comprehending what is read.
* Difficulty with spelling, especially remembering the order of letters.
* Problems with handwriting. Reversals of letters. Unclear about right or left handedness.
* Problems in math related to the order of numbers, the sequence of steps in a problem, or the language of mathematics and directionality.
* Difficulty putting thoughts into words; written or spoken.
* Delays in learning to speak and in using age- appropriate language.
* Confusion of directions in space or time (e.g. right/left, up/down, yesterday/tomorrow).

Dyslexia Institute of Southern New Mexico, Inc.
1320 South Solano (FYI Bldg)
Contact: Cell (575) 649-2992

dyslexia-institute@zianet.com
Contact: Ellen Saige, Executive Director and Therapist