According to the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), 5% to 6% of students in the United States receive special educational services for a disability in reading and language processing.
The IDA estimates, however, that up to 20% of the population as a whole has some of the symptoms of reading disorders.1
- International Dyslexia Association. (2012). Dyslexia basics. Retrieved on September 7, 2012, from http://www.interdys.org/ewebeditpro5/upload/DyslexiaBasicsREVMay2012.pdf (PDF - 193 KB) [top]