Variations of Dyslexia

Dyslexia a learning disorder can be neurological in nature. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (FMRI) is used to demonstrate the differences in dyslexic brain patterns, but much research still needs to be done. The disorder can be compensated with therapy. There are numerous related types of disorders related to Dyslexia.

Semantic Dyslexia: Unable to attach words to their meaning in reading and speech.

Scoptic Sensitivity Syndrome: Form of Dyslexia which makes it difficult to read black text on white paper, especially if the paper is shiny.

Dyspraxia: Difficulty in carrying out routine tasks involving balance, fine motor control & kinesthetic coordination.

Verbal Dyspraxia: Difficulty in the use of speech sounds, which is the result of immaturity in the speech production area of the brain/

Dysgraphia: Disorder characterized by distorted and incorrect writing.

Dyscalculia: Problem with learning fundamentals and basic numerical skills. Able to understand complex mathematical concepts but difficulty processing formulas and even basic addition & subtraction equations.

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