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How do I know if my child has a learning disorder?

Your child might have a learning disorder if he or she: Doesn’t master skills in reading, spelling, writing or math at or near expected age and grade levels. Has difficulty understanding and following instructions. Has trouble remembering what someone just told him or her.

What does it look like to be dyslexic?

There are many forms of dyslexia and not everyone diagnosed with it experiences reading this way. But seeing nonexistent movement in words and seeing letters like “d”, “b”, “p”, “q” rotated is common among people with dyslexia.

Do dyslexics see the world differently?

People with dyslexia often see things more holistically. They miss the trees but see the forest. “It’s as if people with dyslexia tend to use a wide-angle lens to take in the world, while others tend to use a telephoto, each is best at revealing different kinds of detail.”

What dyslexics are good at?

9 Strengths of DyslexiaSeeing the bigger picture. People with dyslexia often see things more holistically. Finding the odd one out. Improved pattern recognition. Good spatial knowledge. Picture Thinkers. Sharper peripheral vision. Business entrepreneurs. Highly creative.

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