Dyslexia is a neurological disorder causing difficulty in reading, with severity varying from child to child. It is also called as reading disorder or learning disability. People with dyslexia can understand complex ideas; they may be creative, but find difficulty in comprehending sounds of letters.


Signs and symptoms of the condition vary widely from person to person. Children with dyslexia may have the following signs and symptoms:

  • Children with dyslexia may have problems with handwriting and other fine motor skills, letter reversals. Also they may change letters in a word and create their own spellings.
  • Children with dyslexia find difficulty in picking up the words and sometimes tend to lisp or stutter. They have impaired ability to learn basics such as the alphabet, colours, and numbers, difficulty to comprehend a word or a sentence.
  • Children with dyslexia show confusion in directions such as right-left, up-down etc. also they may confuse with pull-push concept, tying laces in their shoes, etc.