FAQ: Symptoms & Diagnosis
Information about traits of dyslexia and diagnosis.
Can dyslexia be caused by an illness or a brain injury?
What is the difference between screening, assessment, and diagnosis?
What is the difference between dysphonetic and dyseidetic dyslexia?
Can someone have dyslexia without reading problems?
How can you tell if a 5-year-old is dyslexic?
Are public schools required to test children for dyslexia?
Where can an adult get tested for dyslexia?
When is a formal diagnosis necessary?
What kind of professional is qualified to diagnose dyslexia?
What is word blindness?
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Is it possible to be dislexic and to be a verbal thinker, not a picture thinker?
Many many symptoms I read in your website for me except this party, yet being a picture thinker seems to be Central to your definition of dyslexia?
Thank you for your work it is very interesting and I see a lot of people are benefiting from this
Based on our experience and also on the findings of other researchers, we think that 80-85% of dyslexics are mostly picture-thinkers — or at least mostly nonverbal thinkers.
You are correct that most of the information on our website is geared to that picture-thinking profile.
However, a person does not have to be a picture-thinker in order to benefit from our approach and the tools we use.