37 Common Characteristics of Dyslexia

© 1992 by Ronald D. Davis.

Most dyslexics will exhibit about 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics can vary from day-to-day or minute-to-minute. The most consistent thing about a learning disability is their inconsistency.

General


Vision, Reading, and Spelling


Hearing and Speech


Writing and Motor Skills


Math and Time Management


Memory and Cognition


Behavior, Health, Development and Personality


Mistakes and symptoms increase dramatically with confusion, time pressure, emotional stress, or poor health. The Davis Correction® program helps people with these characteristics every day. The disabling aspects of dyslexia and learning disabilities are correctable and can be overcome.