Dyslexia is a learning disability that begins during childhood. It is usually inherited, but in some cases dyslexia may be caused due to developmental issues in the brain. Dyslexia has a neurobiological disease that persists through your life. Symptoms are:
• Difficulty in learning, especially reading
• Problem in differentiating between similar sounds
• Difficulty in copying from board or book
• Low self-esteem
• Behavioural problems at home and school
• Lack of motivation to attend school
HOW IS DYSLEXIA DIAGNOSED?
A general physician would be able to diagnose a child with dyslexia by testing and talking with them. These tests could also help to plan and develop teaching methods best suited for the child.
HOW IS DYSLEXIA TREATED?
The treatment is usually carried out with the help of therapy and management that can render educational support. Technical aids and other techniques can be used which have been specifically created for students suffering from this condition. Oral phonological training can yield long term results.
DID YOU KNOW?
Famous celebrities across the world including Albert Einstein and famous author Agatha Christie suffered from the same - but overcame it.