from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to recognize and comprehend written words.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A learning disability in which a person finds it difficult to read and write.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an impaired ability to read.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See the extract.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. impaired ability to learn to read
And although the term dyslexia was not something I came across until much later in life, when I did I understood immediately that I had a number of its symptoms.
And dyslexia, one of the byproducts and the one that's least addressed is not, you know, inverting letters or having trouble concentrating or all the other manifestations that we now know go into what we call dyslexia, but the unknown thing of low self-esteem.
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Like dyslexia, is there a condition that affects ones ability to do math?
Joan GrabhamCambridge• I am saddened that it is again necessary to try to dispel the myth that Finnish does not have a word for dyslexia Editorial, 26 February.
Formal diagnosis of dyslexia is made by a qualified professional, such as a neurologist or an educational psychologist.
Although dyslexia is thought to be the result of a neurological difference, it is not an intellectual disability.
Dr. Maryanne Wolf: The history of reading disabilities, (I'll use the word dyslexia - some people use it, some people don't), is such a fascinating one because it's like a case study in science patterns, the desire for parsimony among scientists and the refusal of the human brain to be typed in one way.
– your literary dyslexia is alarming – but not surprising.
“Once again dyslexia seems to be making the headlines for all the wrong reasons,” said Shirley Cramer, the charity’s chief executive.