Spike in dyslexia cases in Singapore: How to spot the signs in your child, and how you can help

Both of Doreen Fong's children have dyslexia - her son Zachary Wang, 14, and her daughter Alyssa Wang, 11.
Both of Doreen Fong's children have dyslexia - her son Zachary Wang, 14, and her daughter Alyssa Wang, 11.ST PHOTO: VENESSA LEE

SINGAPORE - In the past, a child who has difficulty reading and writing may be scolded for being stupid, but these days, more adults are aware that this could be a result of dyslexia.

The Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) has seen the number of students in one of its intervention programmes more than doubling over the last decade or so.

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