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Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia

All Signs & Symptoms of Dyslexia

Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with Dyslexia:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Difficulty readingOften31 mentions
ForgetfulnessOften11 mentions
Writing letters or numbers backwardsOften10 mentions
AnxietyOften7 mentions
Low grades in schoolOften5 mentions
Being irritableSometimes2 mentions
Delayed reading skillsSometimes2 mentions
Delayed speech or language developmentSometimes2 mentions
Difficulty focusing or concentratingSometimes2 mentions
Difficulty learningSometimes2 mentions

When do symptoms start?

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Change in symptoms of Dyslexia*

What happens to common Dyslexia symptoms over time?

SymptomWorseA Little WorseStayed About the SameA Little BetterBetterCompletely Resolved
Difficulty reading0%6.9%10.3%31%51.7%0%
Writing letters or numbers backwards0%10%20%20%40%10%
Low grades in school0%0%0%40%60%0%
Being irritable0%0%0%0%100%0%
Delayed speech or language development0%0%0%100%0%0%
Difficulty focusing or concentrating0%0%0%0%100%0%
Difficulty learning0%0%0%50%50%0%
Slow learning pace0%0%0%0%100%0%

Conditions with similar symptoms to Dyslexia

Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with Dyslexia when they describe these conditions:

Discussion of Dyslexia

What was your approach to Dyslexia? What were the results?