American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person who is affected by dyslexia.
- adj. Of or relating to dyslexia.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to or affected with dyslexia.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. of or pertaining to dyslexia.
- adj. same as dyslectic.
- adj. having impaired ability to comprehend written words usually associated with a neurologic disorder
- adj. of or relating to or symptomatic of dyslexia
“Page 28 students they call dyslexic, a made-up word to apologize to themselves for their failure in the public schools in my opinion.”
“In Bernhard Schlink's 1995 novel and the current film based on it, the word dyslexic is never used.”
“The term dyslexic eventually became a catch – all term used to account for people who failed to learn to read despite apparent intellectual capacity and environmental support (ibid.).”
“When I was identified as dyslexic, my parents sat me down, explained to me that this was how my mind worked and I should never be ashamed of it but I should also never use it as a crutch.”
“Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre , said: It has been known for many years that boys are more likely to be identified as dyslexic than girls but research in the United States indicates that this is because boys are easier to identify.”
“Unless something changes soon, and the addition of Indians 'misspelled first name dyslexic”
“International comparisons and the fact that so called dyslexic children have no more trouble learning to read than other children, if the appropriate teaching methods are used.”
“This is really fascinating and to think that he would probably have been labelled dyslexic at school.”
“Perhaps today he might be classified as dyslexic, but In those good old antediluvian days,”
“This means, of course, that ALL past and present research that used the 'IQ discrepancy' definition to select 'dyslexic' subjects is null and void, as is research based on any of the other many definitions.”
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