Dyslexia is a learning disability that effects peoples ability to learn through reading, writing and spelling, it is also known to effect peoples memory. The British Dyslexia Association (No date) explains that approximately 10% of the population is affected by dyslexia. Dyslexia effects each person differently, and currently has no specific cause, although is can be genetic.
I think this is an excellent description. Hits the nail on the head. I had teachers in elementary school that were fascinated by my ability to understand through context. I have obviously developed that skill quite a bit.