Monthly Archives: January 2018

How often do you avoid reading books because of the effort or difficulty in doing so?

This seems like a logical question which practitioners find in most dyslexic adults. After all, if you are dyslexic, it would seem logical The trouble with this question is that everybody can interpret it in their own way. So some … Continue reading

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How often do you lose your place or miss out lines when reading?

We can all miss out lines when reading, and that creates problems with understanding, to say the least. But it seems logical that dyslexic individuals would do it more often. But the honest answer is that in the earlier work … Continue reading

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How difficult do you find reading aloud?

Reading aloud in front of others can be a major difficulty for most dyslexic individuals. Reading to oneself can be problematic, but to show to others ones can Once again, there appears to be a steady progression, in line with … Continue reading

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DQ – How often do you confuse visually similar words, such as cat and cot?

This question reflects the problem that many reluctant readers suffer from, which is that sometimes they resort to a quick visual scan and make rapid decisions based on what is seen. The question is why? It may be they are … Continue reading

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DQ – How often do you struggle when reading long words?

This question has been in many questionnaires over the years in various forms. Of course, like most questions that are around dyslexia, this one is self-evident, definitional is you wish. One of the first times it appeared was in the … Continue reading

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Understanding the Dyslexia Questionnaire for adults

There are two ways to interpret the Dyslexia Questionnaire: As a whole questionnaire, which provides a classification of dyslexic or not, or maybe of a graded type – mild, moderate or severely dyslexic On a question by questions basis. The … Continue reading

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