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This is designed to be a portal of information to connect parents, educators, and students to the most reliable resources on the topic of Dyslexia.


  • is a language processing disorder, NOT a reading disorder.  
  • brains are structured differently.
  • is not an intellectual disability.
  • can range from mild to profound (profound Dyslexia is rare).
  • affects up to 20% of student population.
  • is inherited.

Courtesy of International Dyslexia Association, 2016

What is Dyslexia? (


Iowa AEAs, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education and local school districts, are partnering with families to help all children learn to read. Extensive resources for Dyslexia are available on the Iowa AEA Dyslexia Resources site. If you have questions or concerns about your child’s reading skills, contact your child’s teacher or principal.

Iowa AEA Dyslexia Resources
Iowa Department of Education Dyslexia
Iowa Reading Research Center Dyslexia 

Dyslexia Contact for Keystone AEA:

Courtney Bentley

School Improvement Facilitator