Dyslexia is a huge problem, affecting 17% of the population. Dyslexics struggle to read, write and sometimes even to remember small things. 70-80% of people who struggle to read are later diagnosed with dyslexia. Dyslexia can make some people feel inadequate or even stupid so a diagnosis can often be a relief, giving individuals a concrete reason that they are find reading hard or falling behind their peers.
Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty, but unlike a learning disability, intelligence isn’t affected. Source: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/dyslexia/
There are many examples of people who have dyslexia but are very successful, some people that you may not even know. Albert Einstein, Tom Cruise, Richard Branson and many more.
Differential Aptitude Tests (DATS) Testing
The DATS test is a way to assess dyslexia tendencies and can be done either online or with a specialist. People of any age can take the test which involves a series of questions that examine spelling and reading. The short test cannot provide a formal diagnosis but can help determine if formal testing is appropriate or necessary. For more information, please visit www.testdyslexia.com
How Does Easy Read Help?
When someone has dyslexia reading can be a huge struggle, this can be for a number of reasons, for example the words can appear jumbled or muddled on the page. The Easy Read is a coloured piece of plastic overlay which sits on top of text making it visually clearer and more comfortable to see
Such an amazing product, can see this product helping lotsa and lots of children in schools
Sally SEN teacher at Wendover CofE Junior School