What Are Other Difficulties Related to Dyslexia?

  • Difficulty with written language

    • Difficulty putting ideas on paper
    • Many spelling mistakes
    • May do well on weekly spelling tests, but there are many spelling mistakes in daily work
    • Difficulty in proofreading

    Difficulty with handwriting

    • Unsure of right or left handedness
    • Poor or slow handwriting
    • Messy and unorganized papers
    • Difficulty copying
    • Poor fine motor skills

    Difficulty with math

    • Difficulty counting accurately
    • Difficulty memorizing math facts
    • Difficulty copying math problems and organizing written work
    • Many calculation errors
    • Difficulty retaining math vocabulary and/or concepts

    Information is from The International Dyslexia Association