The symptoms of dyslexia are extremely variable. In fact, your child's symptoms may not even be consistent from day to day. Children with dyslexia might seem careless or as though they are not trying hard enough. At home and at play, they might be very adept, but at school, children with dyslexia might struggle to master the most basic material. This chapter will help you recognize the signs of dyslexia so that you can better understand your child's needs and take appropriate action.