Developmental reading disorder, also called dyslexia, is a reading disability that occurs when the brain does not properly recognize and process certain symbols.
It is one of the most commonly found learning disability in the world with around 4% of the world population under its effect. A dyslexia patient might suffer from any of the disabilities related to language, such as – Listening, speaking, reading, writing and memory impairments.
There are three proposed cognitive subtypes of dyslexia: auditory, visual and attentional.Reading disabilities, or dyslexia, is the most common learning disability.
Signs and symptoms
Some early symptoms that correlate with a later diagnosis of dyslexia include delays in speech
At later ages symptoms can include a difficulty identifying or generating rhyming words
Other classic signs for teenagers and adults with dyslexia include trouble with summarizing a story, memorizing, reading aloud, and learning a foreign language.
A common misconception about dyslexia is that dyslexic readers write words backwards or move letters around when reading – this only occurs in a very small population of dyslexic readers.
Many subtle signs can be observed in children with dyslexia. Children may become withdrawn and appear to be depressed. They may begin to act out, drawing attention away from their learning difficulty. Problems with self-esteem can arise, and peer and sibling interactions can become strained. These children may lose their interest in school-related activities and appear to be unmotivated or lazy. The emotional symptoms and signs are just as important as the academic and require equal attention.
This disease is more visible in boys and it is believed that the genetic constituent plays a big role in the evolution of this impairment. A common thing that has been observed in dyslexic patients is that there is a distinguished deficiency found in the pathway between the eye and the brain of the person.
How Do Kids With Dyslexia Feel?
Kids who have dyslexia might get frustrated, angry, or sad because reading and spelling are so hard. They may not like being in a different reading group than their friends or having to see a special reading tutor.
But getting this help is so important and will help them go on to do great things in life. Some of the most creative and successful people have dyslexia, but it didn’t stop them from chasing their dreams!
Homoeopathy and dyslexia
Homoeopathy has been found to be quite effective in dyslexia and can work wonders for dyslexic patients if taken along with the support of other therapies. The treatment is prescribed after fully understanding the constitution of the patient and then, the medications help the patient overcome the disabilities that he has been facing.