Learning a Language with Dyslexia

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5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES, *didactics, 6. HUMANITIES, General language studies, Linguistics

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“Learning a Language with Dyslexia”. Peer-reviewed article. 2016: The AHEAD Journal, Issue 4 (November 2016), 28-37. ISSN 2009-8286.


It is commonplace to discourage people affected with dyslexia from learning foreign languages. But the condition occurs on a wide spectrum affecting individuals in unique ways. That is why directing dyslexic people away from language learning solely on the basis of their dyslexia, is scientifically unfounded. In this article, we will take a linguistic perspective on this issue, that is to say that we will present the scientific facts about language learning and dyslexia.