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I Am Dyslexic

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    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...
    JABROOKS JABROOKS 16-17, M Feb 23

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    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...
    LuvCooking LuvCooking 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    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...
    stacydee1 stacydee1 41-45 5 Responses Aug 17, 2010

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    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...
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Mar 30

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    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...
    cuty5003 cuty5003 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    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...
    londongirl01 londongirl01 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3, 2013

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    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...
    StormOokami StormOokami 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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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...
    Sebh Sebh 31-35, F Sep 26, 2013

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    Why The Words Are Missing - I am dyslexic, and have been most of my life. I don't see letters backwards or out of order, and I'm very good with remembering numbers. I either miss...
    westofnowhere westofnowhere 51-55 6 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    I Think My Son Is Dyslexic...please Help - In fact, I have been saying that my son is dyslexic since he was four.  But everyone told me that I was worrying too much and he...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    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...
    LokiLover14 LokiLover14 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Not Slow On Purpose. :) - I got diagnosised with dyslexia today. I've always had extra time in exams because I just can't think fast enough, they call it a low processing speed but...
    S33menow S33menow 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    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...
    jmig jmig 66-70, M Dec 28, 2013

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    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...
    sherzoo sherzoo 18-21, M 10 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    At Least I Think So... - well I have never been a confirmed dyslexic.. like in school or anything but I am pretty sure i am. I correct myself whenever I mess up words and sometimes...
    sstmofadwn sstmofadwn 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    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...
    PhantomOfMyBody PhantomOfMyBody 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    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...
    SolarCell SolarCell 51-55, M Oct 6, 2013

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    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...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl 36-40 9 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    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...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2010

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    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...
    kingimpulsive kingimpulsive 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    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...
    Randy182 Randy182 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    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...
    LuvCooking LuvCooking 13-15, F May 7, 2013

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    Dyslexic - well ive just been tested for it in college cause all the school say i was just being lazy i find it hard to read and spell words. when i try and read all the words...
    BadMeetEvil BadMeetEvil 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    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...
    AnonymousMisfit AnonymousMisfit 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    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...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 18, 2010

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    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...
    lw141137 lw141137 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2009

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    Often Wonder. - I sometimes wonder if I am. I've never had a problem spelling words for the most part I think? I know that when I read certain things I'll flip them around and mix...
    aBlackRoseBurial aBlackRoseBurial 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    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...
    Cutie2013 Cutie2013 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    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...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 5 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Dyslicixca -   Right-brained Dyslexia Programs to Beat Dyslexia and Get to The Root Causes of Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities & ADHD We shift the focus from...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Apr 18, 2010

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    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...
    watermark watermark 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    COULD There Be Numerical Dyslexia??? - i was wondering if there is such a thing as numerical Dyslexia??? because although i can read like no ones business and only have minimal...
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    i met this guy in the second semester of 9th grade in my special ed class ( i'm dyslexic and ADHD not stupid). within 2 weeks he was my boyfriend. i never really hung out with him...
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