Presentation And Discussion Of ' Data ' Essay

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VI. Presentation & Discussion of “Data” Dyslexia is more prevalent in society than this author even knew prior to conducting this research. According to Austin Learning Solutions, 1 in 10 Americans are dyslexic in some capacity. Public opinion about dyslexia has perhaps kept many from seeking help, as 80% of Americans associate dyslexia with some form of retardation. (Austin, 2015) However negatively our society might look at dyslexics, no particular community is less vulnerable to dyslexia than any other. Learning Inside-Out found that the ratio of dyslexic to non-dyslexic persons among diverse ethnic and socioeconomic communities is nearly the same. (Learning) Similarly, men and women are equally as vulnerable, with a 1.5:1 ratio (m:w) as of 2009. (Fletcher, 2009) Currently, the genetic factor in developmental dyslexia is unequivocal according to the International Dyslexia Association, who estimate that 33% of children born to a dyslexic parent will present symptoms as they begin language learning. (IDA, 2015) Given these statistics, it would seem that the “exceptional learner” can hardly be marginalized for much longer. They (we) are too great in number to still be considered the minority of learners. Our society has also been propelled forward by many famous dyslexics, including Albert Einstein, whose work re-conceptualized our modern view of the cosmos. (Austin, 2015) We should also acknowledge the work of Leonardo DaVinci, Galileo, Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas

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