What is dyslexia
According to the British Dyslexia Association, dyslexia is an umbrella term covering a range of learning related problems. Dyslexia affects more than 16%+ of the population and four times as many males suffer from the condition as females.
Neuroscientist Professor John Stein of Oxford University has estimated that approximately one in three people who suffer from dyslexia could suffer from the visual form that can be helped by using special coloured filters. (BBC News 2nd July 2003)
Dyslexia has nothing to do with intelligence – except that, by definition, almost all dyslexics are much more intelligent than can be predicted by their reading ability. Indeed, some of our most famous are or were dyslexic – Albert Einstein, Richard Branson, Sir Winston Churchill, Toya Wilcox, Susan Hampshire, AA Gill and Anthea Turner, Tom Cruise to name but a few.
Do you, or someone you know, experience:
- Academic skills disorder (ASD™)
- Dyspraxia (lack of co-ordination; clumsiness)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
- Or other related learning difficulties.
If you are not sure…
…signs include – but are not limited to – individuals who:
- Are intelligent but have not reached their full potential at school
- Avoid reading, writing or mathematics
- Have difficulty in concentrating
- Have difficulty in following texts – i.e. skipping lines and words
- Have difficulty in copying correctly
- Have been diagnosed with myopia, astigmatism or strabismus, up to 0.75 – yet have experienced little or no improvement in academic studies
- Have a reputation for being lazy, problematical or immature learners
- Have little sense of orientation and poor concept of time and space
If any of the above applies, then ChromaGen™ lens could be the answer.