Dyslexia

Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder, is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. Different people are affected to varying degrees. Problems may include difficulties in spelling words,... Wikipedia

  • Specialty:  Neurology, pediatrics
  • Symptoms:  Trouble reading
  • Usual onset:  School age
  • Causes:  Genetic and environmental factors
  • Risk factors:  Family history, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Diagnostic method:  Series memory, spelling, vision, and reading test
  • Differential diagnosis:  Hearing or vision problems, insufficient teaching
  • Treatment:  Adjusting teaching methods
  • Frequency:  3–7%
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo