dyslexia trained them to think unconventionally and to solve problems.
Helpful Bystander (HB): Have you ever thought that maybe he has dyslexia?
Jake had not let his dyslexia keep him from graduating cum laude.
Nowadays, the proportion deemed to have dyslexia is anything from 4% to 20% of the population.
The dyslexia Debate, authored by Julian Elliott and Elena Grigorenko, is published by Cambridge University Press (2014).
“dyslexia” has become a catch-all term for everything from poor reading skills to complex speech disorders.
The answer to this question is tied up with the lack of agreement about how dyslexia should be understood.
As is so often in the case for many quasi-medical diagnoses, the numbers of people considered to have dyslexia have mushroomed.
We took Rebecca to a neuropsychologist, who, after three days of testing, diagnosed superior intelligence, dyslexia, and ADHD.
dyslexia dys·lex·i·a (dĭs-lěk'sē-ə)
A learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to recognize and comprehend written words.
Difficulty in reading when experienced by persons with normal vision and normal or above-normal intelligence. A common example of dyslexia is reading words with the letters in reverse order, as in fyl for fly.