Learning Assessments &

Comprehensive Evaluation 



The severity of this specific learning disability can differ in each individual but can affect reading fluency, decoding, reading comprehension, recall, writing, spelling, and sometimes speech and can exist along with other related disorders. Dyslexia is sometimes referred to as a Language-Based Learning Disability.


Signs and Symptoms

  • Reads slowly and painfully

  • Experiences decoding errors, especially with the order of letters

  • Shows wide disparity between listening comprehension and reading comprehension of some text

  • Has trouble with spelling

  • May have difficulty with handwriting

  • Exhibits difficulty recalling known words

  • Has difficulty with written language

  • May experience difficulty with math computations

  • Decoding real words is better than nonsense words

  • Substitutes one small sight word for another: a, I, he, the, there, was