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General Info About Dyslexia

Dyslexia is also known as developmental reading disorder (DRD). It is a reading disability despite intelligence, motivation, and educational opportunities that occurs when the brain does not properly recognize and process certain symbols.

Dyslexia

‘Dys’ means ‘difficulty’ and ‘lexia’ means ‘words’; thus ‘dyslexia’ means ‘a person who has difficulty with words’. Dyslexia is a disorder that affects millions of people all around the world. Approximately 5 -15% of the world population is diagnosed to be suffering from various degrees of dyslexia. It is more common in males than in females.

Dyslexia is caused due to impairment in the brain’s ability to translate images received from the eyes or ears into understandable language. It is not due to vision loss or hearing problems.

A dyslexic person has difficulty in verbal skills, abstract reasoning, hand-eye coordination, concentration, perception, memory and social adjustment. These problems result in the individual having poor grades and becomes classified as an under achiever. Due to this the dyslexic child is often labeled as lazy, low intellect and unmotivated. Eventually, this affects the child's personality resulting in a low self-esteem. The child often takes on the role of becoming the class clown, being rebellious, feeling like a misfit and keeping to himself / herself, being difficult and refusing to attend school.

Dyslexia is a lifelong condition and so it may affect an individual differently at various stages of life. It is seen that even though a dyslexic child has great difficulty in coping with normal schoolwork, he may be interested in other aspects like sporting or extracurricular activities. It is here that the child needs to be encouraged tremendously so that he/she can overcome the low self-esteem.

Awareness and help for dyslexia is still not available as commonly as it should be. The first step in treating dyslexia is early intervention, followed by multi-sensory teaching approach and emotional support. Diagnostic tests and treatment can be quite expensive.
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Employ dyslexia test for children, whenever you find your children finding it difficult to read with speed and accuracy.
Dynaread Thursday, November 17, 2011
consider this: if a (q)appears as a (p) and a (d) appears as a (b) qp db / bd pq when looked upon in a mirror. then the visual condition is neither Dyslexia nor Dysgraphia but rather the term strephosymbolia(Twisted Symbols) should be made use of . the term was coined by Dr. S.D. Orton to explain why people view text as if in a mirror & why they write in mirrored text (Backwards)from right to left , they must write in this text format in order to precieve text as if in standard format from left to right. No known medical cure to date, the gene DCDC2 linked to C6 & C15 cause strephosymbolia. paschar
paschar Wednesday, April 21, 2010
This article is the problem with dyslexia. We are not ill or in need of treatment We have #D vision and can see so much more than most people. Learning to discipline that power is a rather different story, and being forced to interact with the 2D world, i.e. reading, takes special skills. But, we are great readers, often lovers of books, yet even better writers- precisely because we engage with language using all our senses. We read, but also 'see' the words, imagine the situation and from there our creativity really takes off. We read better out loud or when hearing someone read, and even envision the words on the page when we hear, while at the same time imagining the scene described and the possibilities in that space. Maps are also 2D representations that pose us problem, but once we have a visual image to anchor the 2D map, we can 'read' it better than any one AND retain the images in our memories, returning to places we've visited just once, etc. We know space, and are often in creative fields, but especially where we move through space and time, using the maxim number of our senses, which takes advantage of the 3D vision.
Diepiriye Sunday, October 25, 2009
hi. i have two daughter's who were diagnosed with dyslexia. my older one u could see it more then the other one. my advice to some of u is to find a parent chat room for dyslexic children n they will give u advice n share different things with u. this is how i learned to cope with this.
cheryle Wednesday, September 30, 2009
my son, 11 years of age has dyslexia,actuallly i have noknowledge about that diseses,is it curable at d age of 11 or not plz rub me the way
linapattnaik Wednesday, December 17, 2008
i'm sorry but there is no cure but u as a parent need to learn how to help your child
cheryle Wednesday, September 30, 2009
dyslexia is a curable disease,u know how to help your child in his school activities,dont get tensed with his activities..take ur child for regular counselling...ur child can be cured.

guest Sunday, May 16, 2010
i am in coimbatore .my daughter, 4 yrs of age has dyslexia. please help me in getting her admitted in a suitable school in coimbatore, tamilnadu, india
selvakumarj Thursday, November 20, 2008
did you get seat for your daughter in coimbatore , if so can inform me , my age of 12 in same condition
guest Friday, December 11, 2009
1. YOU CAN , No 2, Opp To Petrol Pump, New Thillai Nagar, Pappanaickenpudur, Coimbatore - 641041. 2.Vidya Vikasini Opportunity School No 66-D, Mettupalayam Road, Thudialur, Coimbatore - 641034 Contact these schools. They r giving good Assiatance.
guest Monday, August 09, 2010
I have fallen for a dyslexic girl - she is so organised and sweet but I get confused by her seeming lack of emotional feedback into how our relationship is going. She doesnt let me kiss her on the lips and when I touch her it is with great anxiety. I ask her about us and she says shes happy as it is. I dont know if I can continue without more comittment from her. She says that it is her dyslexia which is messing things up.. Can this be true. Can anyone shed any light on why she is like this?
Tony01 Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Sounds more like she is blaming dyslexia for something else going on. Dyslexia does not directly have an effect on emotion.
guest Monday, May 31, 2010
strephosymbolia aka mirror image vision, see new keyboard @ www.arkayengravers.com it solved my problem as to being able to read my keyboard, the solution was so simple,
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