Phoebe Beacham of Decoding Dyslexia Raising awareness about dyslexia support

After Phoebe Beacham’s 7-year-old son was diagnosed with dyslexia in 2013, she was shocked by the lack of resources available to help him. But she did find Decoding Dyslexia Utah (Facebook.com/DecodingDyslexiaUT), a parent-run nonprofit. She and the group hope to raise awareness about the fact that 1 in 5 kids has dyslexia, according to the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity, though many parents aren’t aware of it and many teachers aren’t sure how to help.

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Source: www.cityweekly.net

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