It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Dyslexia Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-08-2005, 06:58 AM   #1
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 168
Jenmak HB User
dyslexia... i think i have it.. =((

hello everyone... i think i have dyslexia but i'm not sure because i dunno how to diagnose it. I'm a 22 year old female... i just started to notice symptoms...
please let me know what you think...

1) when i'm listening to a voice msg and the person is leaving me his number.. he said (427...) and i wrote <472>...
2) when i read.. i mix up words in the sentence.. but i'm not sure if its cuz i'm going ahead of what i'm reading (reading too fast) or if its a dyslexic symptom.
3) i have spelling mistakes when i take notes (like when the boss is talking to me).. i usually leave out single vowels that are followed by a consonant for example: proposal ---> i wrote that like propsal... i noticed that i do that more with my boss than i do when i'm taking lecture notes at school. i'm not sure if its cuz i'm scared of my boss or what
4) i usually write good (i get A's in english class) but i notice when i type, i have a lot of repeat words...

generally.. i'm good at spelling.. like i mentioned above i get good grades in english... i can usually spell big words no problem.. but when i see a word (that i've never seen b4) thats hard to pronounce.. i usually pronouncce it really weird...

i'm also good at math and i understand logical type subjects (like math, etc) better than art type of subjects...

i dropped out of high school cuz i just didnt like it... but i went to college when i was 19.. and i've been getting a's and b's...

those are some examples of my experiences...i'm really scared thinking that i could be dyslexic.. but i would like to know if i have it... please let me know your thoughts on this as well as how i can be diagnosed if my experiences sounds like dyslexia...

thanks...

Last edited by Jenmak; 06-08-2005 at 07:22 AM.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 06-12-2005, 07:59 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Posts: 1,498
sammieP HB User
Re: dyslexia... i think i have it.. =((

I would suggest if your still at college and they provide testing then to put your mind at rest get tested, its nothing to be scared about, i seem to get on ok with my life even though i have dyscalclia and dyslexia, i am a qualified vet nurse and dont seem to have any difficulties so even if you have got it you can still occomplish many things

Maybe there is someone at college who can point you in the right direction, ask someone if you can, ggod luck

 
Old 08-12-2005, 05:12 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 26
nattalie74 HB User
Re: dyslexia... i think i have it.. =((

I hear ya.I know this must be hard.Its nothing to be ashamed about! Will be a good idea to get tested to really see what is going on.Dont feel bad about it.I,myself have a learning disability and it is hard sometimes.So I know how you feel.Did you know that Tom Cruise has dyslexia? I found this out by searching information of "celebrities with disabilities".

Just dont let it get you down.

 
Old 08-18-2005, 02:33 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: London
Posts: 41
damselindistres HB User
Re: dyslexia... i think i have it.. =((

Hi, you certainly have some of the symptoms of dyslexia (missing out letters and transposing numbers). Getting tested is a good idea and whatever people say having dyslexia does not mean your stupid (apparently Einstein may have been dyslexic), sorry if this sounds patronising but I have known people not to get tested because they feel they will be stigmatised by their peers. Hope this helps and good luck for the future.

Last edited by damselindistres; 08-18-2005 at 02:35 PM.

 
Old 08-25-2005, 03:06 AM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 77
myope33 HB User
Re: dyslexia... i think i have it.. =((

I think even normal people occasionally confuse things. If I am tired and read fast ive been known to confuse b's with d's also E's with 3's in a tumbling E eyechart. I guess its the left-right brain getting confused. Sometimes I read one word as a different word if the difference is by one letter in the middle of a word. Your good grades show you can learn fine thougn

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
ADD or maybe Dyslexia? LonelyGuitar275 Dyslexia 3 01-20-2010 11:39 PM
ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia all the same thing Catholic_dad Dyslexia 7 03-02-2008 09:22 PM
Is It Possible To Develop Dyslexia As A Teenager? missyou009 Dyslexia 21 02-13-2008 04:44 PM
Schools & Dyslexia??!!?? ozzybug Dyslexia 15 05-18-2007 03:27 PM
dyslexia - severe in 6.5 yo monkey3 Dyslexia 3 01-07-2007 12:46 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Catholic_dad (1), brian79 (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1007), Apollo123 (906), Titchou (851), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (755), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:59 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!