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Signs of Dyslexia

  • Difficulty with reading, silent or oral reading
  • Poor spelling
  • Difficulty writing a composition
  • Poor decoding skills
  • Trouble organizing thoughts
  • Difficutly remembering the names of things - i.e. - people, places
  • Poor self-esteem

What are the possible advantages of this perceptual difference?

  • Thinking out of the box
  • Can learn in unconventional ways
  • Significant strengths in reasoning
  • Significant strengths in problem-solving
  • Significant strengths in concept formation
  • Significant strenghts in critical thinking
  • Significant strenghts in perceiving spatial relationships
  • Develop perseverance
  • Develop ability to deal with adversity

Dyslexics are over-represented in top-ranking, artists, scientists, and businesses executives

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