word blindness


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Synonyms for word blindness

inability to perceive written words

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Convicted murderers and armed robbers in Britain's prisons will be tested to see if they suffer dyslexia, often referred to as word blindness.
Lydia James, who suffers from dyslexia, or word blindness, claimed at an Employment Tribunal in Birmingham that she was told not to use her condition as an excuse for being unable to write properly.
Scott, from Rhydyfelin, Pontypridd, has the word blindness condition dyslexia, which has made it difficult for him to prove his true ability at school.
She is the subject of a moving video recording by photographer Jim Moran - himself dyslexic - documenting a relationship between two very different professionals at work: "a photographic artist who exists in a world of total silence, and a photo-journalist who suffers from word blindness.
But she only realised she had word blindness when she took her son along to the Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Attention disorder and Treatment centre at Kenilworth.