In the latest round of theproposedrevisions fortheDiagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) by the AmericanPsychiatricAssociation, "Learning Disorder has been changed toSpecificLearning Disorder and the previous types of Learning Disorder (Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Disorder of Written Expression) no longer are being recommended." (See May 2012 issue of the eXaminer for further information.)
My wife has dyslexia and it is extremely hard for her to read and understand what what she just read. She is a college student now and doing her homework is hard enough and takes three times as long for her
Please reinstate the term "dyslexia" in the DSM V to insure that dyslexic individuals are properly diagnosed and eligible for appropriate interventions and accommodations.
In such support of this being the parent of a child with Dyslexia an an advocate for other families and needing supports and resources for their children.
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