Definition of Dyslexia


Lettere01gorgoDyslexia (pronounced: dis-lex-ia) affects approximately 10% of the population, 4% severely. Problems can show themselves in reading, writing, number work, short-term memory, hand control and visual processing. Timekeeping, sense of direction and interpersonal skills can also be affected.

Definition of Dyslexia

 

‘Dyslexia means having difficulty with words in reading, spelling and writing – in spite of having normal intelligence and ability’.

by Dr J E Cullis, 1992

It is very important to recognise dyslexia as soon as possible, before it impacts on a child’s self-esteem. There is no single set of signs that characterise all dyslexics.

There is a lot more information to help you in my books. I have listed a couple below:

‘dyslexia and other learning difficulties – the essential guide’ – book

My book: ‘Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties – A Parent’s Guide’, contains extensive information on dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties (SpLDs).

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‘dyslexia and alternative therapies’ – book

My book: ‘Dyslexia and Alternative Therapies’ contains information on a wide range of alternative therapies and the way they can help people with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties (SpLDs).

For a fuller description of ‘Dyslexia and Alternative Therapies‘ . See more ….