Co-existing conditions of dyslexia:
Attention deficit disorder with or without hyper activity:
Attention deficit disorder is a completely separate condition than dyslexia. However research has shown that at least 405 of the people with dyslexia also have Attention Deficiency and Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Light sensitivity is also another factor related to system.
Educational remediation, medication and psychological interventions are some of the therapeutic measures.
Remedial education is the most effective therapy. Various types of cognitive perceptual skills training, for example sensory integration training, perceptual motor training, occupational therapy auditory memory training, vestibular stimulation, hemispheric stimulation and optometric training.
Medical approaches to treating dyslexia include stimulant medication, anti-anxiety medication, motion sickness medication, vitamins and special diets. The most promising are stimulants and piracetam.
Psychological approaches to dyslexia include supportive psychotherapy, parent guidance and training, social skill training, relaxation training and behaviour modification approaches.
Dyslexia has been recently connected to an excess of neural tissue in the brain as well as certain cortical cells migrations. Those connections give character of an organic brain disease and it justifies its resistance to the treatment.
Significant strengths of people with dyslexia:
Although their unique brain architecture and unusual wiring make reading writing and spelling difficulty, most people with dyslexia has gifts in areas controlled by the right hemisphere of the brain. The right side controls
1. artistic skill
2. numerical ability
3. 3-D, visual spatial skills
4. mechanical ability
5. mind imagination.
6. athletic ability
7. Mathematical conceptualization skills
8. Creative global thinking
9. curiosity and tenacity
Famous dyslexia persons are mentioned below:
Tom Cruise , Hary Anderson Rolix Williams, Anthony Hopkins etc
Magic Johnson, Greg Heuganis , Carl Lewis etc
Winston Churchill , Benjamin Franklin, Robert Kenneby
Beethovlin , John Lennon, etc
Thomas Edison, Micheal Farady, Albert Eiensten, Alexander Graham Bell, the Wright Brothers, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Ford, Galileo, Loius Pasteur, etc.
Dyslexia centre in Chennai:
In Chennai, alpha to Omega, Madras Dyslexia Association, the Saraswathi Kendra in Chennai are all doing pioneering work in creating awareness amongst schools. Quite a number of schools have learning difficulty now are identified and coached separately by special trained women and men.