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Learn about dyslexia and strategies to support your child’s specific needs.

Key points

  • Dyslexia is a learning disability that primarily affects reading and spelling.
  • Interventions to support dyslexia include working with teachers, tutors and allied health professionals.
  • Children with dyslexia have average to above average intellectual abilities.
  • If you have concerns about your child’s reading or spelling abilities, you can speak with their teacher to explore whether a psychoeducational assessment is needed.
Last updated: August 6th 2021