Different Types of Dyslexia
Understanding the Diversity

There are many different types of dyslexia, and many ways of dividing it into categories. However there is still a lot of confusion surrounding the condition. This makes categorizing it into different types problematic.

The information in this section will give you a richer understanding of dyslexia. Nevertheless more work needs to be done to define what it actually is before clear subgroups can be established.

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Scientific subtypes:

Knowledge of some of the subtypes of dyslexia can be useful; it can help you to define how it affects you. This may guide you towards the right course of intervention.

A word of warning though, it’s not a good idea to pigeon hole yourself into a specific category. It’s better to consider your dyslexia as unique as there is so much variation in symptoms. Click here for The Subtypes of Dyslexia.

Every case of dyslexia is different:

One of the reasons it’s difficult to divide dyslexia neatly into categories is because each person has a different set of symptoms. This is one of the main reasons why you should not really worry about what type of dyslexia you have.

It is a better idea to consider how your unique set of symptoms affects you negatively and what you are going to do to overcome them. Click here for The Symptoms of Dyslexia are Different for Each Person.


Hopefully this section has shown you that the general scientific understanding of dyslexia is still quite unclear; As there is so much difference between each individual case. May be in years to come dyslexia will be fully understood. Even then, though, the only thing that will really matter is how dyslexia personally affects you.

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