Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects how a person reads, writes, and spells. It is a lifelong condition, but it can be managed with the right support.
In Cambodia, the prevalence of dyslexia is estimated to be around 10%. This means that there are likely thousands of children and adults in Phnom Penh who are living with dyslexia.
If you are concerned that your child or a loved one may have dyslexia, there are a few things you can do. First, talk to your doctor or a qualified psychologist. They can assess your child’s reading, writing, and spelling skills and determine if they meet the criteria for a diagnosis of dyslexia.
If your child is diagnosed with dyslexia, there are a number of resources available to help them succeed. There are special education programs in Phnom Penh that can provide your child with the extra support they need. There are also a number of private tutors who specialize in working with children with dyslexia.
In addition to educational support, there are a number of other things you can do to help your child with dyslexia. You can create a dyslexia-friendly environment at home by providing your child with plenty of opportunities to read and write. You can also help them develop their strengths, such as their visual-spatial skills.
With the right support, children with dyslexia can succeed in school and in life. There are many adults with dyslexia who have gone on to achieve great things.
OrbRom Special Education Center:
We offer Dyslexia- Focused Intervention (reading and spelling problems):
- Phonic Awareness and Phonics
- Basic reading & Spelling
- Reading Fluency
- Reading comprehension
Special Education Cambodia: We provide information and resources on dyslexia in Cambodia. We also offer a training program for teachers and parents who want to learn more about dyslexia.