Dyslexia is a specific learning difference that makes it difficult for people to read, write and/or spell. It has nothing to do with a person’s intelligence. Often, weaknesses may be seen in areas such as language development, memory and sequencing. Having dyslexia does not mean that your child’s ability to learn is below average.
Dyslexia is a life-long condition that usually runs in families. You are unable to determine that someone has dyslexia just by looking at them and some start out fine in school, but gradually schoolwork can become a struggle for them especially the transition from preschool to primary, then primary to secondary, or secondary to tertiary.
The Dyslexia Association of Singapore has many programmes to support learners with dyslexia and other learning differences.
The DAS Academy empowers parents and educators with knowledge and skills to better support children who learn differently.
DAS International aims to provide holistic assessment and professional tutoring services to students in Singapore and the region who have a range of Specific Learning Differences, behavioural difficulties and developmental disorders so that they can achieve and reach their full potential.
The Register of Educational Therapists (Asia) was formed to connect practitioners in the field of Specific Learning Differences and Education, while recognising their professional status and endorsing their qualifications at the same time.
The Dyslexia Association of Singapore provides a wide range of services catered for individuals with dyslexia and other specific learning differences.