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Recognizing Dyslexia

You may be dyslexic if you

  • read slowly and with much effort,
  • are often the one to solve the problem,
  • can’t spell; have messy handwriting,
  • your writing shows terrific imagination,
  • have trouble remembering dates and names,
  • think out-of-the-box, grasp the big picture,
  • have difficulty retrieving and pronouncing spoken words, and/or
  • have excellent vocabulary and ideas.

From the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity. Find out more at