Dyslexia

Signs and Symptoms in Kids:

  • DyslexiaLearning how to speak at a later age than usual
  • Learning new words slowly
  • Problems forming words
  • Reversing sounds in words/reversing words that sound alike
  • Forgetting names of letters, numbers, colors
  • Difficulty learning songs or rhyming games
  • Reading below the expected level for age
  • Problems processing what is heard
  • Difficulty choosing the right words
  • Unable to form answers to questions in speech
  • Problems remembering sequences
  • Trouble with “sounding out” words
  • Spelling difficulties
  • Taking an unusually long time completing reading/writing tasks
  • Avoiding activities which involve reading

 

Signs and Symptoms in Adults:

  • Difficulty reading
  • Difficulty reading aloud
  • Spelling difficulties
  • Avoiding activities that involve reading
  • Mispronouncing names and words
  • Problems retrieving words
  • Trouble understanding jokes, expressions, or idioms
  • Taking an unusually long time completing reading/writing tasks
  • Difficulty summarizing stories
  • Trouble learning new languages
  • Difficulty with memorization
  • Difficulty with completing math problems

Articles:

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