Introduction: Dyslexia


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Dyslexia: Dyslexia is an older name for a condition where people have difficulty with reading and writing. People with dyslexia have normal intelligence and are not in any way mentally retarded or intellectually challenged. The difficulty with certain tasks is believed to be related to problems with perception capability in certain parts of the brain.

Dyslexia: Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read. These individuals typically read at levels significantly lower than expected despite having normal intelligence. 1

Researching symptoms of Dyslexia: Further information about the symptoms of Dyslexia is available including a list of symptoms of Dyslexia, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Dyslexia, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

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Treatments for Dyslexia: Various information is available about treatments available for Dyslexia, current research about Dyslexia treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.

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1. excerpt from NINDS Dyslexia Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: May 27, 2003

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