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
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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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Causes of Dyslexia
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Misdiagnosis and Dyslexia
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
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Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
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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.
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Research about Dyslexia
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Clinical Trials for Dyslexia
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Dyslexia include:
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Clinical Trials for Dyslexia
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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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