Dyslexia (Reading & Spelling Difficulties)

Did You Know?

Many children are misdiagnosed as having Dyslexia when their root difficulties go unnoticed or excluded under categorical/ label-focused assessment. Generally, auditory processing (processing sounds), and/ or combined with other difficulties such as spatial challenges may manifest symptoms that look like Dyslexia.

Auditory Processing (AP) + Visual Processing (VP) + Spatial Difficulties + Reading Difficulties = May manifest similar Dyslexia symptoms

What are the signs and symptoms of Dyslexia?

Child displays the following signs and symptoms:

  • delayed in speech
  • poor receptive and expressive language
  • difficulty pronouncing long words that has more than 2 syllables
  • struggle to comprehend rhyming words
  • difficulty reversing sounds in words or confusing words that sound alike
  • struggle to decode sounds in words or segment words to different sounds
  • confuse in the sequence of the alphabetical order or sentences e.g. recite alphabetical order ‘a, d, c, b, e, f’ instead of ‘a, b, c, d, e, f’
  • poor organisation or sequencing skills
  • difficulty in reading, writing and spelling
  • omit beginning or ending sounds in words while reading
  • poor oral comprehension
  • poor visual and auditory memory and discrimination of sounds

Fix an appointment for your child to go for our Dynamic Diagnostic Assessment (DDA™) to identify your child’s learning and developmental strengths and weaknesses.

Bridge Learning specialised early intervention programmes to intervene in Dyslexia: