Health Tip: Symptoms of Dyslexia

(HealthDay News) -- Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects the way a child reads and writes.

The Nemours Foundation says an inability to perform the following functions are common warning signs of dyslexia among preschool and elementary school children:

  • Learning to read and speak.
  • Rhyming.
  • Understanding and identifying things like colors, shapes, numbers, letters and days of the week.
  • Reading and writing one's own name.
  • Correlating letters and sounds.
  • Mixing up letter sequences and reading incorrectly, such as reading "top" as "pot."
  • Poor handwriting and difficulty with other fine-motor skills.

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