Most dyslexics will exhibit about 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics can vary from day-to-day or minute-to-minute. The most consistent thing about dyslexics is their inconsistency.
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Vision, Reading, and Spelling
Hearing and Speech
If you or your child displays any of these common symptoms and you would like to confirm if it could be Dyslexia, click the link below:
It is never too late to find help for Dyslexia! If you are an adult and have wondered if you are dyslexic, see an adult-specific checklist below:
Writing and Motor Skills
Math and Time Management
Memory and Cognition
- Excellent long-term memory for experiences, locations, and faces.
- Poor memory for sequences, facts and information that has not been experienced.
- Thinks primarily with images and feeling, not sounds or words (little internal dialogue).
Behavior, Health, Development and Personality