It affects a person's language ability, making it difficult to learn to read, spell, decode, and recognize words. As a result, reading comprehension, vocabulary, and general knowledge is reduced compared to other children the same age who do not have dyslexia. Remember, dyslexia is not a reflection of intelligence. Most people with dyslexia have normal or above-average intelligence. ADHD and dyslexia are known to frequently co-exist together. It can seem difficult to know which challenges are related to ADHD or to dyslexia, since both are neurobehavioral disorders.
The Link Between Dyslexia and ADHD
Dyslexia and Dating
Dyslexia , also known as reading disorder , is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. Dyslexia is believed to be caused by the interaction of genetic and environmental factors. Treatment involves adjusting teaching methods to meet the person's needs. Dyslexia is divided into developmental and acquired forms. This article is primarily about developmental dyslexia , i. People with acquired dyslexia exhibit some of the signs or symptoms of the developmental disorder, but requiring different assessment strategies and treatment approaches.
Dating a Dyslexic Person
Last Updated: March 12, References Tested. This article was co-authored by Collette Gee. Prior to Collette's coaching business, she worked in the mental health field as a psych nurse which has helped inform her practice to create and sustain happy, healthy meaningful romantic relationships.
When I was a freshman in college, one of the season's most popular movies was Love Story. The most famous line from the movie was, "Love is never having to say you're sorry. I distinctly remember thinking, "Well, I must not be in love, because I always have to say, 'I'm sorry'". Then I thought, "Well, maybe Dyslexia is always having to say you're sorry".