dyslexia a2 z – health and dyslexia


In this section, you will find information on: Dyslexia; Dyscalculia; Dysgraphia; Dyspraxia; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NLD); Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD); Speech and Language Therapy; Giftedness and Left-Handers.

Below you will find an extensive, although not exhaustive list of health issues and dyslexia / SpLD’s on this site..

Visual problems are one of the most common causes of disability in the world. The Optical Information Council has estimated that one child in five, with learning difficulties, including dyslexia, may have undetected eye / visual problems. Read More…

In Britain over eight million people suffer from a Auditory / hearing loss, over 25,000 of these are children. Deafness is often associated with older people. But many are born deaf or profoundly deaf – others become so after an illness. One million children (0-8 years) will experience temporary deafness caused by glue ear. Read More…

There has been a lot of research over the last decade, which has concluded that abnormal levels of fatty acids in the brain could be behind the practical and behavioural problems experienced by dyslexic children, as well as those with dyspraxia and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Read More…

If you are interested in what Complementary Therapies have to offer people with:Dyslexia; Dyscalculia; Dysgraphia; Dyspraxia; ADHD or other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD’s), whether a parent, teacher or other professional, this part of the website will offer accessible and helpful advice.Read More…

There is a school of thought that many specific learning difficulties are due to developmental disorders. This does not mean that a child has been damaged but that certain early developmental reflexes have not fully matured.
These reflexes normally develop spontaneously during a child’s early years.Read More…