14 THINGS PEOPLE WITH DYSLEXIA WISH YOU KNEW
- They struggle with the standard school curriculum.
- Learning with a multi-sensory approach helps them to retain information.
- Vowel sounds get mixed up, therefore pronunciation and spelling are often incorrect.
- Reading is slow at every age.
- Reading at night will put them asleep.
- Reading Comprehension takes great concentration.
- Rereading material several times is more common than they would like to admit.
- Giving and receiving directions can be brutal.
- Left & right directions are still confusing.
- Using an analog clock is difficult, digital clocks work better.
- Velcro is less frustrating than tying shoes.
- They have a greater chance of having allergies and getting sick more often.
- Life becomes overwhelming with too much information to process.
- Reading subtitles are usually too fast to keep up.
By Sally Betters, Certified Life Coach