Characteristics of Dyslexia

Common characteristics of Dyslexia

Most dyslexics will exhibit about 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics can vary from day-to-day or minute-to-minute. The most consistent thing about dyslexics is their inconsistency.

General

Vision, Reading, and Spelling

Hearing and Speech

Writing and Motor Skills

Math and Time Management

Memory and Cognition

Behaviour, Health, Development, and Personality

© Gill Tyler and Jan Stead, 2015, used with permission. All rights reserved.    From  Test for Dyslexia – 37 Common Traits© 1992 by Ronald D. Davis; Used with Permission

Characteristics of Adult Dyslexia

Most adult dyslexics will exhibit at least 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics are often inconsistent, and may vary depending upon the day or situation.

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Career

General

Math, Time Management, Directions

Reading, Writing, and Spelling

Behaviour, Health, and Personality

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