King's College School

Coeducational Independent Prep school in Cambridge

KCS

Dyslexia

Dyslexia is best described as a combination of abilities and difficulties which affect the learning process in one or more of the following:

Reading

Spelling

Writing

Sometimes Numeracy/Language

Accompanying weaknesses may be identified in the following areas:

Speed of processing; short-term memory; sequencing; auditory and/or visual perception; spoken language; and motor skills.

Poor concentration and distractibility are often found to be part of a specific learning difficulty.