If your child has difficulty reading, the pediatrician should examine your eyesight, hearing and motor skills to detect a problem. If there is no disorder in these areas, you should take a reading specialist and / or a child psychologist. The doctor will check your child in search of physical or emotional problem that causes their difficulty reading. The psychologist or reading specialist will make diagnostic tests relating to reading, writing and memorization. These tests verify the diagnosis of dyslexia.
Once a guardian has been diagnosed with dyslexia in phonics can raise a child to appropriate reading level for their intelligence. Inform your child’s teacher and ask him to be sympathetic. There are adapted versions of tests for students with dyslexia. Dyslexia can be overcome if it is properly diagnosed and treated with patience and willpower. The problems in education are usually the result of misdiagnosis and the subsequent frustration of children to feel helpless. Look for areas where the child stands and put the emphasis on them. Read the rest of this entry »
What is it?
Is a learning disability in which a child’s ability to read or write is below their level of intelligence. We tend to use this term broadly to any reading problem. Strictly speaking, dyslexia reading disability is caused by a related brain impairment with the ability to display words. In medical language is called congenital blindness of words, the teachers are unable to read name.
People with dyslexia often reverse letters when trying to write a word but know spell. They also tend to write some letters backwards or reversed. Reading is difficult because they can not distinguish certain letters or invest mentally. Although often described children with dyslexia as “learning disabled” most can learn and their problems are not related to intelligence. In fact, many dyslexics are highly intelligent and some achieve extraordinary success.
There is no certainty about the cause of dyslexia. It is believed that the origin is a lack of central nervous system in its ability to organize graphic symbols.
Children and adults with dyslexia may have some of these symptoms: Read the rest of this entry »
The word dyslexia comes from the Greek “dys” (meaning poor or inadequate) and “lexis” (words or language). Dyslexia is a learning difficulty characterized by problems in the oral and written language, when expressing or when we act as receivers of the message. Complications may emerge when read, to spell, write, speak or hear. Dyslexia is a chronic disease.
Dyslexia defined a different kind of brain that makes production processes and learning with different methods. Dyslexia is not the result of low intelligence.
The problem is not behavioral, or psychological, or social or motivational. Dyslexia results from a structural and functional differences in the brain. People with dyslexia are unique, and each has individual strengths and weaknesses. Some dyslexics are creative and has an unusual talent in areas of the arts, sports, electronics, graphic design and architectural, engineering, theater, music or engineering. Dyslexics show their special skills in those areas that require motor integration, spatial and visual. Their language difficulty processing distinguish them as a group. This means that dyslexics have problems adapting from one language to another (such as listening and writing) or communicated through language (written or oral)
Dyslexia’s characteristics :
- Absence of notice the sounds in words, rhyming or syllable sequences.
- Difficult to decode words and identifying simple words.
- Difficult to spell words.
- Problems with reading comprehension.
- Difficult to express themselves through essays
- Delays in learning to speak a language
- Disadvantages public speaking and give speeches.
- Difficulties in mathematics, in regard to follow instructions or the directionality of mathematical language.
Recent research indicates that dyslexia is found in certain families, usually a father, sister, grandparent or aunt may have similar difficulties in learning. Many children have never been diagnosed or treated. Dyslexia occurs in all social groups, affects people of all ages and races.
People and children with dyslexia need special training programs for learning to read, write and spell. Traditional educational programs are not fully effective for dyslexics. They require a speech and a program content, this approach is called “systematic instruction of language.” A therapist or educator in multisensory language structure is very appropriate to teach people with dyslexia.