Millions of high potential lives and trillions of dollars wasted.
Of the population are dyslexic
Of the population know they are dyslexic
Of people in jail are dyslexic
Not getting identified as dyslexic means you very likely don’t learn to read well. And the real emotional damage comes from hearing the negative messages that others tell you, and you tell yourself, can be devastating.
That’s why dyslexics are overrepresented among dropouts, the homeless, addicts and suicides.