Dyslexia is an often misunderstood topic, and because of this, there are a lot of misconceptions. Here are some examples of common dyslexia myths and their truths.

“Don’t dyslexics see things backward?”

Individuals may read things backward but they do not see things backward.

“They are bad readers so they can’t be very smart”

This is extremely false, people with dyslexia may struggle with reading but it has
nothing to do with their overall intelligence, they just learn differently because their
brains are actually organized differently.

“Dyslexia is not real”

Sadly this can be a fairly common misconception, but Dyslexia is very real and it
affects one in every five individuals. Still, need more evidence? There is actual proof
of it being real and scientists are able to look at the brain and see physical
differences in the brain of a dyslexic individual compared to someone without