I Have Dyslexia

Dyslexia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Dyslexia. You're not alone. 316 People

    I have dyslexia and I hate it some times I cry

    at night because no one under stands how much harder I have to try just to be at the average point. I hate people how dont try cause I would do anything to have life so easy.
    genpenny genpenny
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2014
    Homejames Homejames
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2015
    asterwesley asterwesley
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2015

    Drives Me NUTS!

    I have Dyslexia and dyscalculia, I struggle with reading writing and mathematics (score). It's not my dyslexia that bothers me, it's what I can't do as a RESULT of it. No matter how hard I try, no matter how long I sit there and try and make what I say comprehensible, I will...
    Chamberlane Chamberlane
    70+, M
    8 Responses Sep 23, 2013

    Dyslexia is comonly mistaken

    for someone that doesn't try hard and cant be bothered. But i am telling you now us dyslexics are probley the most hard working people on this earth. This is because when trying to read we have to decode it for example the word cat can apeare like this: cta tac . This is for...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    This makes things tough

    for me here at times. I have to read and reread things a lot. I misspell things and everything. I like reading it's just at times I'll get frustrated and quit for a bit. I have to relaxed for a little and start later.
    solojo solojo
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 18, 2015

    It takes me so long to fill out applications.

    My boyfriend doesn't understand. Makes me feel like a child at my age! Totally kills my confidence.
    kayburt kayburt
    51-55, F
    Sep 19, 2015

    ive just been in a really bad aciedent

    and it has made my dislixa worse (i cant even spell it) my writing is unreadaleb and i have to use this special green sheet to help me read coz without it i cant read the words just keep moveing.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 18, 2015

    I have no idea regarding dyslexia maybe its

    familiar but I dont know what is it, before till one boring night I have nothing to do so I have surf internet, then since Im kinda poor with directions to the fact that even in our own town I oftenly lost or out of way so that night something popped up to my mind then tried to...
    mystery05 mystery05
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2014

    I Have 2 Types Of Dyslexia...

    Yep I do. I didn't even know it was possible, but it is. when i was about 4 I showed obvious signs, but I didn't get diagnosed until I was 8. I was diagnosed with the most severe type of dyslexia. I see letters backwards ( use to right them backwards until I was about 11), looks...
    littlegirlinaBIGworld littlegirlinaBIGworld
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 9, 2010

    I have dyslexia . I left school at 19 I didn't

    have a clue about sequencing the alphabet . I didn't know my times tables . Getting a job was vexing . When I had flue my doctor thought I had sphiscofrenia. I get right and left mixed. I spent 3 months on the sofa at home because I couldn't cope with going out the back door. I...
    Homejames Homejames
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 25, 2014

    just came to know about this.

    and i have problem in talking or during conversation.
    MalikMinu MalikMinu
    22-25, M
    Jul 23, 2015

    I'm so dyslexic I misspelled dyslexic

    when looking up this experience
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 16, 2015

    So I am 17 and I have dyslexia

    and this is my strory. When I ferst went At school my teacher hated me since the very first day. I couldn write and reed property like the rest of the kids and she would yell at me "What is wrong with you ?! Why are you not normal like the other keeds ?!" etc in general I was...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 14, 2015

    I love to write. words are in my head they are

    wonderful but my fingers will not write them no matter how hard i try they can not be spoken. art is worthless if you can share it.
    OnlySomeSparkle OnlySomeSparkle
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jan 20

    It's like you work as hard

    as u can in school struggling to keep up with normal people. It's like climbing up a well and your always climbing because some one is kicking you back down In the water. Parents don't understand your school struggles, and teachers are confused by your writing your thinking and...
    hello1997 hello1997
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 5, 2014

    You'Re Just Being Lazy!

    When I was young, the only reason I wanted to go to school was to learn how to read. I wanted to read so badly I couldn't stand it. I was fortunate enough to have a Parent who loved to read, and read to me often. I tired so hard to learn how to read but I wasn't seeing things...
    CaptainPeachFuzz CaptainPeachFuzz
    31-35, T
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2013

    And English isn't my first language!

    !! But atleast I can speake 4 languages....
    bestimmung bestimmung
    18-21, F
    Mar 5

    I have dyslexia but it has never stopped me.

    It gets frustrating, but I never give up. I love writing. And I'm not tooting my own horn or anything but I'm a pretty damn good writer. Even if I spell writer w-r-i-t-t-e-r. (Thank god my autocorrect on my phone knows me so well).I write poems, short stories, songs. I read too...
    myghostsayshi myghostsayshi
    18-21, M
    Dec 11, 2015

    Dyslexics exist in all walks of life .

    . A dyslexia spectrum exists ... Your not stupid .. You think differently .. You have 'big picture ' thinking . Three dimensional memories . You also have an insane sense of injustice ... And a sane sense of justice .. Equality Fraternity humanity .. Please check for...
    Homejames Homejames
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2015

    I am not ashamed for people to know I have a

    learning disability. I am more ashamed to admit that I have spent probably 1000's of dollars calling 411 from my cell phone, thinking I would remember the number. Now I don't have to worry because when I call 411 it sends me a text with the number. Actually I don't think I use...
    lake1107 lake1107
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2014

    I reverse my letters

    when reading and writing spelling is super hard for me
    rainbowstarsorange rainbowstarsorange
    13-15, F
    1 Response May 6, 2015

    Recently, i've discovered

    that my dyslexia seems to be playing up more than usual. i know that it is only mild thanks to mum spotting it and cracking down on it when i was a child - but it doesn't make it any less annoying, especially when you want to get back to writing again. I haven't really updated...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 18

    it's fun and games til you are forced to read

    the first page of Narnia to your class and instead of reading 'the children were sent away from London due to air raids.' you read ' the children were sent away from London due to rare aids.'
    slider978 slider978
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    Yeah... I have Dyslexia.

    Not serious, but hindering enough to stop me from being able to learn as well. I enjoy writing, and using a wide vocabulary is I guess my strong point. Math is an absolute nightmare. Having an awful teacher this year for the subject was horrible. I couldn't learn, and I only...
    PresidentUnicorn PresidentUnicorn
    13-15, T
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

    Yes I'm dyslexic proud of it.

    . So stop saying I have bad grammar. This place is express yourself not be told you have bad grammar. Let's have fun.
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912
    36-40, M
    Dec 1, 2014
    xXFiyaTheOneAndOnlyXx xXFiyaTheOneAndOnlyXx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015

    Dyslexic In Atlanta Ga.

    I want to meet you if in the ATL .(Dyslexic in Atlanta GA.)
    brenlove brenlove
    51-55, F
    1 Response Oct 9, 2012

    I have dyslexia but the hardest part is math,

    I have never had good grade in that, in my years in school I have always an F
    hope02345 hope02345
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2015

    Most people question this

    since I am a student at Stanford University, but it is true.
    kara4596 kara4596
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 20, 2014

    How I Found Out...

    The older I grew, the more I noticed how much my reading had gotten worse. Nobody could actually notice until I start to read. It was torture. People made fun of how slow I read and how many times I make mistakes. I honestly didn't understand what was so funny about it. Not...
    rebaylor99 rebaylor99
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2011
    heypeoplezz heypeoplezz
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 30, 2014

    Spelling Frustratoin , No Frustration ....

    I just realized not long ago that I am dyslexic. Now when I run into my constant misspelling of words. knowing I misspelled a word but after having to work the same words out over and over Again get frustrated. But now I know it's because of a brain fart I have, I know I have...
    THEpauny THEpauny
    46-50, M
    Nov 22, 2013

    Yes I have Dyslexia. I suck at writing

    and spelling. I might not be good at academics. But I'm good at using my hands. I can fix, build and construct anything. So if you don't like the way I write on here you can go F-ck yourself.
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2015

    I have dyslexia . A word of warning .

    Dyslexia can look a lot like physcofrenia . This is only in medical settings . The connection has a lot to do with the confusion of left and right. My doctor thought I might have this because after a bought of flue my left and right were more confused than usual...
    Homejames Homejames
    51-55, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    I don't have it too bad,

    but it's not not bad either though, if that makes any sense whatsoever! It makes it harder to read and when I do try to read, the words become jumbled in my head. I get my 'W' and 'm' mixed up with each other and my 's' and 'c' mixed up too... Also my 'u' and 'v' mixed up too...
    MelMelrules76 MelMelrules76
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2015

    Dyslexia and Me.

      Is this me, I see, a shadow of who I want to be; Holding back my true self: with insecurity and fear. Change is the hardest thing- Breaking through the barriers of disbelief. Challenge every thought, every step with your determination- Never let it go! realising that...
    j38pit j38pit
    36-40
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2009

    ive just been diagnosed with mild dyslexia i

    have always known that i was so different than people at school being stuck in the middle was always hard i was super smart in one half and the hit rock bottom in the other half.
    Rakiea Rakiea
    31-35, F
    Jun 13, 2015

    High Functioning Dyslexia

    I am 15 and a freshman in highschool. I really am qiute smart my I.Q is about 165. I go to a very expensive prep school and everyone their is smart. But, we do have a special program for kids with learning differences, and I am really open with my friends about my learning...
    smellroses89 smellroses89
    13-15
    4 Responses Dec 2, 2010

    All Mixed Up

    Im 14 taking honors and japansese, but secretly inside pressure eats away at me alive and visions of what my abusive parents will do if i fail clouds my eyes and erupts my thoughts burning me inside. Im trying, i really am,but its lal mxiep du, lla mixde up, all mixed up The...
    onelittlecat onelittlecat
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Nov 20, 2013

    So I've had dyslexia

    and anxiety since I was young and while I couldn't read most sentences right I usually managed pretty well. Then when I was old enough to go out by myself to shop and buy food or go out with my friends, my anxiety would kick in, thinking 'What should I say to the cashier...
    QueenOfBrokenDreams QueenOfBrokenDreams
    16-17, F
    Oct 27, 2015

    Had it since I was a toddler I've always had

    trouble fitting in with normal society it's why I was bullied in school they knew I was different so they picked on me It's reason why I'm so shy around new people I don't to people much because I'm scared what they would think of me if I told them That I have dyspraxia I...
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2014

    79% without the extra time

    or special equipment. I should be happy about that, I guess. I worked really hard for this exam. I came second in the class. I should be happy about that too, but I'm not. I'm pissed off with myself. All my mistakes were stupid ones. I missed out words, because I thought that I...
    FatalOrca FatalOrca
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 21

    I have dyslexia and most of my friends think it

    is just an excuse used to cover up my own faults. It took me a long time to realize it was not my fault I could not properly explain things or get words mixed up. I used to get so frustrated with myself and only thought I was an idiot who could not learn. But years of self...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants
    22-25, M
    Apr 28, 2014
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