This condition is generally known as a reading or learning disorder that can be caused due to genetic or environmental factors. It can be caused due to a traumatic brain injury or even cases of strokes and dementia. The main symptom is the inability to read, spell and write properly despite having a normal IQ level.
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?
Dyslexia is a lifelong problem, there's a range of specialist educational interventions that can help children with their reading and writing. A number of educational interventions and programs are available for children with dyslexia to overcome the situation.
DID YOU KNOW?
People with dyslexia find it difficult to recognize the different sounds that make up words and relate these to the letters. People with dyslexia often have good skills in other areas, such as creative thinking and problem solving.