How to Detect Dyslexia in a Child


The main signs of dyslexia in a child that will help to diagnose the condition at an early stage

Dyslexia is a selective impairment in the ability to master reading skills while maintaining overall learning ability. It can be determined by math dyslexia quiz.

Most people with dyslexia show up to 10 of these signs and behaviors. They may appear once a day or every minute of the day.

Common Signs.

Have a well-developed intellect, express their thoughts clearly, but have poor reading or writing skills.
Considered by others to be lazy, stupid, inattentive, or having behavioral problems.
Adjust to the school environment normally and do not require assistance.
Have high IQ scores, but may have trouble taking exams at school. Are more likely to pass exams orally.
Have low self-esteem and skillfully hide or justify their weaknesses. Treat their reading problems emotionally.
Show talents in drawing, theater, music, sports, technology, public speaking, business, design, or engineering.
They often appear to others as if they are in the clouds. May get lost or lose their sense of time.
Have trouble concentrating on suffixes examples words.
Learn best through hands-on experience, demonstration, experimentation, observation, and visual aids.
Vision, reading and writing.

Experience dizziness, headaches, and abdominal pain while reading.
Letters, numbers, words, and word constructions confuse them.
While reading or writing, they repeat, add, rearrange or skip letters, numbers and words.
As they read or write, the text floats before their eyes.
People around them believe they have vision problems, although medical examinations do not confirm this.
Carefully look at objects, have poor spatial perception and poor peripheral vision.
Do not understand text content when reading.
Write words as they hear them and do not follow spelling rules.
Hearing and Speech

Have a wide range of hearing; hear sounds that others cannot hear and are easily distracted by them.
Have difficulty articulating their thoughts and express themselves in jerky phrases and incomplete sentences. Stutter when stressed, mispronounce long words, and interchange sentences, words and syllables during speaking.
Writing and motor skills

Have difficulty writing. Hold pen or pencil in unusual ways. Have illegible or frequently changing handwriting.
Clumsy, have problems with coordination of movements. Play poorly in team games.
Poorly developed fine and gross motor skills. Prone to motion sickness in transportation.
Equally fluent with both hands, often confuse left/right sides, up/down.
Counting and time management.

Can’t tell time correctly, have difficulty managing their own time, learning organized information. Have difficulty completing tasks about unscramble letters on time.
Count on fingers or with other objects. Know the correct answer, but cannot do the calculation on paper.
Can count, but have difficulty counting objects or money.
Can do simple arithmetic calculations but cannot master algebra or higher mathematics.
Memory and Cognitive Sphere

Good at remembering events, places, and faces.
Poor at remembering sequences, facts, and information unrelated to personal experience.
Think with images and feelings rather than with sounds and words. Inner dialogue is poorly developed.

Behavior, Health, Development and Personality

Extremely disorganized or seek order in everything.
Can be both bullies and quiet in class.
Certain developmental stages come too early or too late (start talking, crawling, walking, tying shoelaces early or late).
Are susceptible to hearing problems, and are sensitive to foods, food additives, and chemicals.
Have too sound or too sensitive sleep. Often have bedwetting until a certain age.
Have a pain threshold that is too high or too low.
Have a heightened sense of justice, are emotionally sensitive and tend to be perfectionists.
React sharply to their own mistakes and displays of dyslexia – experience embarrassment, stress and even malaise.