Dyslexia . Low Vision . Blind . Deaf . Hard of Hearing .

Individual . Elderly . Education . Work Place .

JAWS for Windows Screen Reading Software

Dyslexia . Low Vision . Blind . Deaf . Hard of Hearing .

Individual . Elderly . Education . Work Place .

JAWS for Windows Screen Reading Software


low vision

Physically disabild

assistive technology for visually impaired

assistive technology visually impaired

visually impaired

visually impaired assistive technology

visual impairment

read write gold

read & write gold

text help read and write

read & write

reading and writing

assistive technology in education

assistive technology for special education

assistive technology education

assistive technology in special education

assistive technology special education

special education assistive technology

dragon naturally speaking software

assistive technology

types of assistive technology

assistive technology in the classroom

what is assistive technology

assistive technology software

assistive technology for reading

examples of assistive technology

assistive technology definition

hearing assistive technology

assistive technologies

assistive technology for children

assistive technology products

list of assistive technology

assistive technology tools

high tech assistive technology

reading assistive technology

assistive technology for the deaf

assistive technology vendors

assistive technology websites

hearing impaired assistive technology

assistive technology for deaf students

assistive technology companies

assistive technology switches

assistive technology programs

assistive technology classroom

assistive technology for special needs

assistive technology for deaf

mobility assistive technology

speech assistive technology

assistive technology for dyslexia

assistive technology dyslexia

assistive technology for the blind

Jaws screen reader


zoom text

assistive technology for blind

blind assistive technology

assistive technology blind

technology for the blind

Dyslexia,LowVision,Blind,Speech-to-text,text-to-speech,Deaf,Individual,Elderly,Education,Work Place,Dragon NaturallySpeaking
Dyslexia,LowVision,Blind,Speech-to-text,text-to-speech,Deaf,Individual,Elderly,Education,Work Place,Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Introduction to Adult Dyslexia


Dyslexia is a lifelong condition and cannot be “cured”, however dyslexic’s that have been diagnosed at school level and have intervention, which includes remedial tutoring on a one to one basis, identifying their strength of learning and putting copies strategies in place in order to assist them throughout their schooling, are more confident within themselves and don’t find the work place as daunting.


However even assistance and intervention; many dyslexic’s continue to experience the symptoms in adulthood because of the congenital nature of the difficulties. Literacy is one of the greatest challenges faced by a dyslexic.


Emotional and social implications


Dyslexia may be less of a handicap for some than others. For many the handicap can remain hidden. The less fortunate may suffer from the frustrations, anger and despair that dyslexia brings to many aspects of their lives, both in the home and at work. Some adults suffer from low self-esteem because of their felling of failure. Others are continuously under pressure because they are afraid of constantly making mistakes and of being humiliated by employers and colleagues. This can lead to anxiety and stress which may require counselling and support from family and friends.


Lifelong Implications


There is an increasing awareness of literacy problems’ which persist into adult life.  These problems that persist into adult life. These problems may lead to and take the form of limited academic, achievement, economic hardship, restricted vocational choice, emotional stress and loss of self-esteem.






  • Misreads words – for example revolution for resolutions

  • Omits and confuses small words

  • Struggles to remember the content of what he/she had dread and finds it hard to follow instruction in manuals or guidelines.

  • Dislikes reading long or detailed reports or books.




  • Misspells familiar words, such as forty, or names of relatives

  • Has difficulty remembering when and how to use homophones: their/there/they’re or of/off

  • Has good days and bad days with spelling, as well as using capital letters in the wrong places

  • Has a tendency to us phonetic spelling.




  • Forgets telephone numbers and sometimes dials the incorrect numbers.

  • Always uses pen and paper or fingers when doing arithmetic

  • Has difficulty remembering dates

  • Has difficulty with time. 

  • Forgets the time of appointments, is often late for meeting or may go to the wrong venue. Forgets to pay credit card bills by the date stipulated.




  • Finds it difficult to use a dictionary, telephone directory, filing system or reference system in a library

  • Has difficulty remembering a telephone message accurately

  • Loses track of the content of a meeting or a lecture.

  • Has left/right confusion, for example giving directions to other people

  • Finds map reading difficult

  • Has difficulty finding the car in the car park




  • Has difficulty in remembering the names of familiar people, places and objects.

  • Mispronounces words, especially multisyllabic words: pacific/specific for specific

  • Finds it difficult to speak in public and may lose the train of thought and dry up


Do some of these symptoms sound familiar? Do you have a low self esteem? Do you struggle to fit into your work and home environment? Have you always been told that you are “lazy”? Dyslexia can be hereditary, get tested, especially if you have children, you want them to enjoy their school career.

Adult Dyslexia

Adult Dyslexia