chapter  2
What is dyslexia?
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Central to most definitions of dyslexia is the requirement that reading ability is unexpectedly poor, and that there is no adequate explanation to account for this other than dyslexia. As will be explained later, this is a narrow view of what dyslexia in reality is. However, in practice, this requirement has to be satisfied to arrive at a diagnosis of dyslexia, and this is the starting point for considering its complexity.