Dyslexia in Adults
Posted on 28th September 2021 at 13:08
Dyslexia is a chronic disorder characterised by difficulties in reading and writing, difficulty in math skills, difficulty in thinking, and inability to express oneself, although a person's intelligence level is average or above normal.
What Are the Symptoms of Dyslexia in Adults?
Some of the symptoms of dyslexia are:
• Mixing aspects such as right-left, east-west, south-north,
• Difficulty understanding maps,
• Frequent word skipping while reading,
• Moving from one page to another without understanding,
• Leaving the book being read unfinished, not being able to finish it,
• Getting confused in reading order and making mistakes in reading intonation, especially when reading something aloud,
• Learning to read and write much later than their peers when they start primary school,
• Complex and abysmal writing,
• Difficulty in being organised while taking notes,
• Difficulty in writing compositions and articles,
• Difficulty watching movies with subtitles,
• Difficulty conveying thoughts on a subject,
• Writing some letters and numbers backwards,
• Difficulty recognising colours,
• Certain symptoms such as not being able to memorise the multiplication table.
What Causes Dyslexia in Adults?
Although research is still ongoing, the factor that causes dyslexia in adults is not completely clear. Other siblings or family members with the same disease suggest that dyslexia in adults may be genetically inherited. Moreover, mutations in some chromosomes are among the causes that can cause dyslexia. In addition, dyslexia may occur in adults due to a malfunction in the parts of the brain associated with reading and writing.
At The Essex Care Group, we aim to support the people we work with to live their lives, their way, to realise their potential, whatever their impairment or disability. We design our services to be as individual as you are, from short-term support following an illness to long-term or permanent support.
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