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    Its more than that.

    "The word 'dyslexia' comes from the Greek and means 'difficulty with words'.
    It is a difference in the brain area that deals with language. It affects the under-lying skills that are needed for learning to read, write and spell. Brain imaging techniques show that dyslexic people process information
    differently.

    Possible difficulties.
    - Reading hesitantly.
    - Misreading, making understanding difficult.
    - Difficulty with sequences, e.g. getting dates in order.
    - Poor organisation or time management.
    - Difficulty organising thoughts clearly.
    - Erratic spelling.

    Possible strengths:
    - Innovative thinkers.
    - Excellent trouble shooters.
    - Intuitive problem solving.
    - Creative in many different ways.
    - Lateral thinkers."

    (British Dyslexic society.)
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    (Original post by drawmeamonkey)
    personally, i don't think it should be classed as a disabilty, and don't see why dyslexic people should get grants, free laptops etc. at uni. extra time in exams maybe fair enough though.
    i totally agree.

    you get people who struggle with maths, you dont see them being labelled as having a form of 'mathematical dyslexia', get extra help and free time in exams etc.

    perhaps, reading and writing are in levels like maths, you get some people who excel faster then others .
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    (Original post by yeahyeahyeahs)
    you get people who struggle with maths, you dont see them being labelled as having a form of 'mathematical dyslexia', get extra help and free time in exams etc.
    "dyscalcula", no..?
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    "The learning disability Dyscalculia - It's a learning disability that involves math skills. In the simplest of terms, dyscalculia causes people to have increased difficulty understanding and learning arithmetic.
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    they've got a name for everything these days
 
 
 
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