A specific language-based learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is not caused by any visual acuity problem. Dyslexia refers to a cluster of symptoms, characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension, written expression and speaking. People with dyslexia can may find it difficult to express themselves clearly, or to fully comprehend what others mean when they speak.

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