What it is
The World federation of Neurology defines Dyslexia as "a Disorder manifested by difficultied in learning to read,despite conventional instruction,adequate intelligence and socio-cultural opportunities".
It is distinct from retardation and other emotional problems.
Dyslexia does not discriminate on the basis of intellect;
Extremely intelligent people can be dyslexic.
It is estimated that, in India,about 10% of the school going children are Dyslexic.