Jeanine Cyrwus, M.Ed
Director of Outreach and Literacy
Dyslexia is a specific language-based learning disability. It is an unexpected difficulty to learn to read in relation to a child’s cognitive abilities and instruction. This results in people having challenges with reading, but also writing, spelling, and in many cases, learning a second language. According to Sally Shaywitz, author of the well-known book, Overcoming Dyslexia, “Dyslexia takes away an individual’s ability to read quickly and automatically, . . .