I Am Dyslexic

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    I Am Dyslexic And Can'T Spell But I Love Reading

    I honestly hate that it will never go away. That being dyslexic affects every part of me. my brain is a file cabinet that will never organise. I can't spell the same word the same way! But I love to read.
    Sebh Sebh
    36-40, F
    Sep 26, 2013

    Some Times I Hate Having Dylicxica

    I have a learnin disablity its called dylicixica iam not using spell check this is how i really spell . this effects me in every way of my life reading i have proablems reading writitng . so many judge me becalse when i email i dont use spell check . iam who iam i am true...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 18, 2010

    The Thing I Cant Control

    my teachers told me i was slow, not trying hard enough i got so pressured that it resulted in anger and it was hard to control . sometimes it BURSTS out of me and i cant stop it! When i tryed to discribe it to someone like a parent or a friend i would see their eyes mist over...
    PhantomOfMyBody PhantomOfMyBody
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 14, 2012

    I am a maze I can finaly spell dyslexic

    but I really have to thingk about it
    HaterOfLife HaterOfLife
    18-21, F
    May 23, 2014

    I was diagnosed with dyslexia

    when I was a kid. I don't feel like I am but there are times when I write stuff backwards. While reading some words at times are difficult to immediately make out. I guess that's the dyslexia.
    Aaronme Aaronme
    31-35, M
    May 9, 2014

    When you write on the white bored something

    festive but your dad says " Are you serious Megan you spelled Christmas wrong!" Or when you write on the white bored the dinner your going to make but your dad say" damn it Megan you spelled cheese wrong!" Ughhhhh I give up!
    deleted deleted
    Jan 8, 2016

    Love it. Keeps everything "Fun" Yesterday I

    was in the rug department of a furniture store. I decided to take a look at the rugs under the "Ancient Rugs" sign to see what made them so ancient. Do you know by the time I got the the rugs, somebody changed the sign to "Accent Rugs." I lost interest in looking at them.
    SolarCell SolarCell
    56-60, M
    Jan 4, 2016

    So I am sorry if I make many spelling mistakes

    I was told I had dyslexia when I was around 8 or 9 before my teacher thought u was lazy and didn't practice reading or writing when I was working very hard.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 30, 2014

    Alone and Upset I Am Dyslexic

    At first my family thought I was the funny youngest child, getting mixed up did not matter until I went to school then the unhappiness started. I cried every day, I  was told off for crying at home, I thought I was different, then I thought I was stupid and then I was told...
    watermark watermark
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Sep 21, 2009

    I am dyslexic but I feel

    that it's ok to be I don't use it as a crutch or a handicap
    LSCouple LSCouple
    26-30, F
    Aug 30, 2014


    Enfme Enfme
    26-30, F
    Jul 2, 2015

    Not Normal Family

    I'm dyslexic. (obviously) and I am also very ADD. My Dad is dyslexic and extremely ADD. My sister is dyslexic and is ADD and has serious anxiety. My brother is seriously dyslexic and is OCD and has anxiety. Dyslexia is *severe and strong* on my father's side. Along with anxiety...
    LuvCooking LuvCooking
    18-21, F
    May 7, 2013

    Only At School Do I Realise This However

    Dyslexica changes nothing in my life..not for me personally anyway, i may not spell that well, and my maths? heh, my maths is so bad, its i am the worst person at maths ever lol. what i noticed though is that, for whatever reason, i dont know if it has links ot my Dyslexica, but...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 10, 2012

    Yeah, surprise I'm dyslexic.

    Why I'm posting this is because I feel like young people who have dyslexia are misunderstood. I remember when I started first grade, it was horrible. My teacher singled me out, she even went as far as asking the principal to take me out of the school and called me dumb. I felt...
    Lilwolf12 Lilwolf12
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jul 28, 2014

    Dyslexia For Me...

    I'm 26, and a confirmed dyslexic at age 8. What I remember from when I was young was a lot oh humiliation resulting from my dyslexia. I remember my first grade teacher getting frustrated with me pretty often, and yelling at me because I couldn't read out loud in front of...
    lw141137 lw141137
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2009

    I was told I was dyslexic

    when I first started school years ago but thanks to a very patient first grade teacher she helped me learn to live with it while teaching me to read, so I knew I would always have trouble reading, but I don't use it as an excuse. I take my time reading and I read a lot! So now...
    vvonderwoman vvonderwoman
    41-45, F
    Jul 6, 2015

    I Am And I'm Not

    So I found out that I have dyslexia when I'm like 5or6 and I go through a lot for starters in 2nd grade I wrote a whole sentence backwards and I mixed up letters like b & d and m & w and even F & E another thing is it effected my body to all of y'all prolly had a alert system...
    143Loki 143Loki
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Nov 3, 2013

    I'm 16 with dyslexia

    and it takes me twice as longs to do homework or class work than my friends. My parents don't think it's a serious problem so they ignore it. It's really hard to get through the school day sometimes.
    revolvingaroundmusic11 revolvingaroundmusic11
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 30, 2014

    When your whole class makes fun of you

    because you once said " that was so much easy" ehhhhhhh
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 8, 2016

    When I Was Young I Was Treated

    When I was younger I was treated like i was retarted . I was put in classess with children that were retarted I knew i was diffrent . i noticed there was somthing wrong with me or something i didnt understand becalse i couldnt read like the other children . as time wehn on...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 18, 2010

    Dyslexic Author

    Looking back, it's hard to believe that I am a published writer.  I couldn't read very well... beyond just reading words, until I was nineteen.  Then one day I picked up a book and I could see the story witten there between those pages.  I couldn't get enough... I...
    stacydee1 stacydee1
    5 Responses Aug 17, 2010

    I am dyslexic, and people find it difficult to

    see why I can't understand certain things! I can do maths, science, pe, anatomy out loud to a high level, but English (as you can probably tell from this piece) I just can't do u twice at gcse with stupid abouts of hours revising. I used to get kicked out of English classes...
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 23, 2014

    Just Found Out

    they told me after my evaluation that i am dyslexic and that is why i read so slow and why im failing math and english lit. I dont know why it took this long for them to figure it out. guess it because i have all A's in my other classes. im scared of being separated from...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Oct 7, 2012

    i was the smartest kid in class i could

    understand everything and people used to ask me for advice but then i started not understanding the work i wanted to ask for help but my IQ was very high that the teacher didn't believe me I started failing tests specially in L.A and i cant memorize something its all so hard for...
    cuty5003 cuty5003
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2014

    I have been mildly dyslexic all my life.

    It's been getting slightly worse every year. This is a huge problem for me because I aspire to be a writer.
    aew11 aew11
    22-25, F
    May 25, 2015

    i struggled with it all my life

    but just like Einestine i wont let hold me back and stop me doing any thing
    CandiceMarieAllcoxx CandiceMarieAllcoxx
    22-25, T
    Jun 24, 2015

    i hate the american education system.

    I have dyslexia. It erffing sucks so bad i. From an early age people have seen me as a bit brighter than most especially teachers, but once they see my handwriting and spelling they call me lazy and basically ignore me because im to difficult to teach. Middle school was the...
    StormOokami StormOokami
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2014

    Truly Blessed.

    I don’t mean to tote my own horn, but I consider myself to be a bright person (I guess we all are). After all, I had to work extremely hard for people to just take me seriously. You see, I got terrible grade in GCSE, especially in English. I didn’t know why because I was...
    londongirl01 londongirl01
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 3, 2013

    I Am Dyslexic

    i consider myself very luck my first grade teacher was a learning specialist and knew i was dyslexic right off the bat. I've been going to schools for dyslexia for many years which has helped. i still do have  trouble reading and writing and especially with Vowel ...
    sherzoo sherzoo
    18-21, M
    10 Responses Jan 31, 2009

    when i was 9 i went to a church with my parents

    and i was in a sunday school class that my cousins mom held, everyone in the class had to read a verse out of the bible, and when it got to my turn to read i kept reading the words wrong and took to long to read it. when i got home from church i found out the chick who had the...
    Harley78Quinn Harley78Quinn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2015

    One Of The Many Joys Of Being Dyslexic

    I can unscramble words easily, I can read backwards and upside down, I invent my own words lol, I make sniglets a lot!!! I always thought of making a dictionary for sniglets that I say haha.
    Cutie2013 Cutie2013
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 21, 2013

    Not Fair But We Still Won! (True Dyslexia Story Of My Life)

    Well you can probably guess I'm dyslexic, but here are somethings you don't know. When I in kindergarten I was told I had dyslexia. I have a twin brother and I little sister that are dyslexic. all of us have ADD. We all take medication for that. My twin is extremely hyper. I...
    LuvCooking LuvCooking
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2013

    I am very dyslexic and it getting worse

    and worse every month. Spelling and reading are the hardest things for me.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2015

    Thank God I’m Dyslexic.

      I was always the dumb kid at primary school, ridiculed (yes I had to cheek the spelling on this one) by the teachers and students alike, and made to sit in the back of the class at my own special desk. (The only thing missing was the dunce cap) As you would expect, I...
    AnonymousMisfit AnonymousMisfit
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 2, 2010

    I Feel Like Dyslexia Disables Me On Ep.

    Whoever came up with the word dyslexia for the condition must have been a real joker.  Do you know how hard it is for us to get its spelling correct?!!! I've been thinking a bit about how EP is great for some disabilities -it really puts them on par with everyone else who...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl
    9 Responses Aug 31, 2009

    A Brief Overview of What Dyslexia Is

    OK below is a report I did on Dyslexia. It is pretty dry, but it does a fair job of giving a over view of what it is. I would really like to get more into the details and give you they symptoms of what it is like to be Dyslexic and how to over come some of the challenges. Most in...
    Randy182 Randy182
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Feb 1, 2009
    asterwesley asterwesley
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2015

    I Didn't Realize How.....

    I didn't realize how so many other people had similar experiences. I remember in high school the principal told a small group of "good" students that there were students in the school that would see words with some of the letters backward. Maybe such as a backward R or something...
    SolarCell SolarCell
    56-60, M
    Oct 6, 2013

    I am a believer in that seemly bad things in

    life can actually be blessings in disguise. My dyslexia is one of them. It has helped make me who I am today. Someone with whom, if I can say so myself, I enjoy being around. The interesting thing about my dyslexia is that for the first 35-40 years of life, I never knew I was...
    jmig jmig
    66-70, M
    Dec 28, 2013

    I am sure none of you would ever have guessed

    it. I am severely dyslexic. And no, I'm not using some fancy computer program. This is my writing.
    kenelisakennedy kenelisakennedy
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2014


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    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    Apr 18, 2010
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