Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling. A person with dyslexia may:
• read and write very slowly
• confuse the order of letters in words
• put letters the wrong way round – such as writing ""b"" instead of ""d""
• have poor or inconsistent spelling
• understand information when told verbally, but have difficulty with information that's written down
• find it hard to carry out a sequence of directions
• struggle with planning and organisation
HOW IS DYSLEXIA DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of Dyslexia is done by the pediatrician who will involves tests of core language, memory, spelling and reading skills, along with tests of other possible areas of difficulty, such as processing speed.
HOW IS DYSLEXIA TREATED?
Dyslexia is a disorder that cannot be prevented or cured and is present from birth. Modifying or adjusting teaching methods could help dyslexics read and write.
DID YOU KNOW?
Word analysis and spelling can help these patients from a young age.