Dyslexia, a learning disorder associated with reading, is something many children and adults struggle with everyday.
It has no cure and those diagnosed with dyslexia are born with it.
Hinshelwood, an ophthalmologist, further defined word-blindness in 1917 when he concluded that it was a disorder of the visual centers of the brain which made interpreting language difficult (Lerner 76).
Dyslexia is often thought of as only a reading disability since that is how it was first defined, but doctors discovered the mathematic struggles of dyslexic people as early as 1959 (Wheeler 300)....
In other words we must level the playing field; we must provide equity.
Within our general population of students we have those who have been identified as needing special education services as well as other special populations such as Bilingual/ESL and GT....
[tags: Dyslexia, Pediatrics,] - Imagine looking at a word and not knowing what it says, what the markings on the page are and what sounds are associated with those markings, even though they are sure they should know what it says.
This is exactly what a person with dyslexia feels when they look at letters and words on a page.
[tags: Dyslexia, Reading, Reading] - In Patricia Polacco’s biography, Thank You Mr.
Falker, It’s Called Dyslexia by Jennifer Moore, Tom’s Special Talent by Kate Gaynor, and The Alphabet War by Diane Burton Robb, dyslexia is presented in a visually appealing format in which children can understand.