Dyslexia—Strengths and Abilities Over Labels and Diagnosis - Newsletter 10/12/2022
The Overlap of Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism Spectrum, and Neurodiversity Wisdom
The latest Mind Wise article by Ron Parks is available about Dyslexia—Strengths and Abilities Over Labels and Diagnosis, and The Overlap of Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism Spectrum, and Neurodiversity Wisdom—an essential topic about what can affect our children or us.
“Dyslexia, autism spectrum and ADHD have some characteristics that relate to myself and some of my family members. As a child, I had difficulty reading, mispronouncing words, and struggling in areas such as math and foreign languages. With prodigious effort and over-learning, I gained improvement and a certain level of mastery. However, today I still make or insert incorrect words or cite a saying in the wrong word sequence. My wife, for years, has been my vital partner and the dedicated corrector. Growing up, I was the target of ridicule sometimes for my overzealous recitation of information. In my early grade school years, I thought that I was a pretty average kid and tried my best at the challenges put in front of me. I had difficulties when first learning to read, mispronouncing words, or injecting the wrong word.”
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