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How old does my child have to be to get dyslexia assets?

Pauline123Pauline123 Posts: 2Member
edited October 2016 in Education and learning
This discussion was created from comments split from: Hello my name is Hannah and I'm an educational psychologist.


  • Pauline123Pauline123 Posts: 2Member
    Hi, how old does my child have to be to get assets for dyslexia? Thanks 
  • EducationalPsychologistEducationalPsychologist Posts: 119Member Courageous
    Hi Pauline123
    There is no set age, however the tests psychologists use are split into early years and school years. The school years start from age 6. Results using the school years tend to be clearer as during early years children do not necessarily develop at a constant rate and literacy difficulties can sometimes just be developmental, i.e. the child hasn't grasped some concepts yet but there isn't a specific difficulty.
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