Dyslexia is reading disorder that usually starts right in childhood and follows up to adulthood if the right treatment methods are not implemented. The degree of this problem depends from child to child. Usually, some of the early symptoms of this disease include inability of the child to read and write properly or even writing mirror images.
HOW IS DYSLEXIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of dyslexia is based on specific symptoms and family history. There is no single test to diagnose dyslexia. A team of professionals work together in diagnosing the disability. You may be asked to fill out a questionnaire that identifies the weaknesses and strengths of your child. The teachers at school may also be asked to provide inputs. Vision and hearing of the child are tested. A psychologist may be referred to for additional confirmation
HOW IS DYSLEXIA TREATED?
There are a number of teaching aides available for dyslexic children. These are resources that help build language skills in a child. Response to intervention is a popular method followed in schools for supporting dyslexic children
DID YOU KNOW?
Famous celebrities across the world including Albert Einstein and famous author Agatha Christie suffered from the same - but overcame it.