City of Petal recognizes Dyslexia Awareness Day, Month

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Petal city officials are doing their part to bring attention to a learning disability which affects one in five people.

Wednesday, Petal Mayor Hal Marx issued a proclamation recognizing October as Dyslexia Awareness Month and Oct. 15 as Dyslexia Awareness Day in the City of Petal.

He made the proclamation during an open house at Petal's 3-D School, which offers dyslexia therapy to more than 100 students in grades 1-5.