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Words related to dyslexia

impaired ability to learn to read

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THE WORD DYSLEXIA IS rooted in the Greek language and means "difficulty with words.
Wadlington and Wadlington studied the beliefs of educators regarding dyslexia (2005, 2006) and dyscalculia (2006).
A spokesman said: "If parents suspect a child has dyslexia, we would encourage them to contact their local dyslexia association.
The International Dyslexia Association suggests dyslexics carry calculators, dictionaries, word processors, and/or voice recognition software that can assist with reading, writing, and comprehension.
Genetic testing for susceptibility to dyslexia is a realistic possibility in the future," says pediatrician Jeffrey R.
This is especially unfortunate because most parents and children report personal relief at receiving a diagnosis of dyslexia.
Unidentified dyslexia can cause extraordinary damage to a young person's life and can remove any possibility of them reaching their true potential.
The latest study, which was funded by the Learning and Skills Council, identifies a lack of support given by creative industry employers to people with dyslexia.
Chair and Aberconwy AM Gareth Jones said: "The Welsh Government should focus on ensuring that early identification of, and support for, people with dyslexia is available in both the English and Welsh languages.
Cathy Magee, chief executive of Dyslexia Scotland, said: "We welcome the fact that people are becoming more knowledgeable about dyslexia and that, as a result, there is a greater willingness to talk about it.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, common symptoms of dyslexia include difficulty with phonological processing, spelling, and rapid visual-verbal responding.
Those who suffer from dyslexia can exhibit a variety of symptoms.
Vanessa Harrar of the University of Oxford said that cross-sensory shift of attention from visual to auditory stimuli is particularly difficult for people who have dyslexia compared to good readers and the new evidence has begun to link multisensory integration and dyslexia to the same parts of the brain.
People with dyslexia have difficulty reading because their brains often rotate, swap, or see mirror images of letters.
DYSLEXIA is a learning difficulty that primarily affects skills involved in the accurate reading and spelling of words.