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Dyslexia

Dyslexia: Introduction

Dyslexia is an older name for a condition where people have difficulty with reading and writing. People with dyslexia have normal intelligence and are not in any way mentally retarded or intellectually challenged. The difficulty with certain tasks is believed to be related to problems with perception capability in certain parts of the brain. ...more »

Symptoms of Dyslexia

Treatments for Dyslexia

  • Strategies and tools to assist with education i.e. improve reading ability
  • Individualized education programs are usually developed for children once they are diagnosed
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Dyslexia?

Dyslexia: Related Patient Stories

Dyslexia: Deaths

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Dyslexia: Complications

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Causes of Dyslexia

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Disease Topics Related To Dyslexia

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Dyslexia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Dyslexia

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Dyslexia: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Dyslexia

Dyslexia: Animations

Prognosis for Dyslexia

Prognosis for Dyslexia: Diagnosis and management of the condition results in improved outcomes however patients will have problems with skills such as reading throughout their whole life.

Research about Dyslexia

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Clinical Trials for Dyslexia

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Dyslexia: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read. These individuals typically read at levels significantly lower than expected despite having normal intelligence. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Dyslexia Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Dyslexia:

Inability or difficulty reading, spelling, or writing words despite the ability to see and recognize letters; a familial disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance that occurs more frequently in males. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Impaired ability to learn to read - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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