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Yes, if children who are dyslexic get effective phonological training in Kindergarten and 1st grade, they will have significantly fewer problems in learning to read at grade level than do children who are not identified or helped until 3rd grade.”
“The causes for dyslexia are neurobiological and genetic.“
Research shows that individuals can inherit the genetic links for dyslexia. If one of your family members such as a parent, a sibling, a grandparent, an aunt, or an uncle are dyslexic, the higher the risks for developing dyslexia.
“Many children, including children with learning disabilities, do not learn to read in the first grade because they lack the basic readiness skills or the school’s method is not appropriate for them. They may be allowed to fail for two or three years without effective intervention.
Individuals with dyslexia can have difficulty with letter recognition and letter reversals. Although, letter reversals are not always common to all who have learning challenges. Some of the most common examples of letter reversals are confusing letters “b”, “d”, and “p” with one another. Other letter reversals can also be present.
It is estimated that 70-80% of people with poor reading skills are likely dyslexic. It is also estimated that one in five students, or 15-20% of the population, has a language based learning disability. Dyslexia is the most common of the language based learning disabilities. Nearly the same percentage of males and females have dyslexia.