Informative Essay On Dyslexia

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Abstract --“Not all readers are leaders…But all leaders are readers.” - Harry S. Truman.
Dyslexia affects 10-15 % of children, many of whom remain undiagnosed. In Greek "Dys" means a difficulty with and "lexia" means with language. According to IDA (International Dyslexia Association), “Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin”. These children suffer from difficulties like alphabet recognition, reading words and writing in mirror patterns. The existing system has taken efforts to handle interaction, letter recognition, phonological processing and visuo - spatial attention. The proposed system “MAD- Multisensory Application for Dyslexic” aims at developing a learning aid that helps the children also to overcome the Dyslexia via three sensory modalities (visual, auditory, and tactile). Dysgraphia, a part of dyslexia is a condition that causes trouble with writing expression. The proposed application mainly aims in
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Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. It is a developmental disorder originating in childhood. It is a neurological condition and one which needs an educational prescription [1]. It is not a disease and can't be completely eradicated but we can mitigate the effects. If not suppressed, invalidated or destroyed by parents or the educational process, the children will have two characteristics: higher than normal intelligence, and extraordinary creative abilities [2]. Some of the renowned dyslexic people include Albert Einstein, Pierre Curie, Michael Faraday, Henry Ford, Leonardo da Vinci and so on.

Dyslexia can vary from mild to moderate or severe. No two children would have similar difficulties. In any degree of severity, these children need support from teachers, resource room teachers and remedial teachers along with classroom accommodations and examination provisions

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