Symptoms of Dyslexia

 

Symptoms of Dyslexia

  • Intelligent but has problems with reading, writing or spelling
  • Often confuses the right from the left
  • Intelligent but does not test well or has severe anxiety about testing
  • Seems to daydream or zone out when in a classroom or meeting scenario
  • Learns best by “hands on” training rather than verbal or written instructions
  • Sees movement of letters on the page whether reading or writing
  • Reads and rereads without much comprehension
  • Has difficulty with spelling
  • Has challenges putting thoughts into words
  • Difficulty with writing or copying
  • Tends to hold a pen  or pencil differently and very tightly
  • Handwriting is hard to read
  • Has difficulty with large or fine motor skills
  • Has difficulty reading time on a traditional clock
  • Has time management problems
  • Tends to be a procrastinator
  • Tends to be good at math calculations but word problems are very difficult
  • Tends to be disorderly or extremely orderly