Dyslexia Personal Narrative

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Personal Narrative No two people are born alike. Wether we realize it or not we all have learning disabilities weather they are way to small to ever realize or significant enough to alter the way one can be educated. The learning disability I faced was dyslexia. The start of my education did not go as smooth as most. Learning to read and wright seamed immensely harder for me then the other kids. All the kids in my class seemed to just acquire the ability. They needed no extra tooters or one on one help, for me however, I was the exact opposite. No matter how hard I worked I just felt myself falling farther and farther behind. I would put way more time into it then the other kids, I would have those tutors and one on one help sessions that …show more content…
The extreme struggles I had with reading and writing were almost completely overcome. At the end of high school I ended up graduation with a 3.5 GPA. Still to this day there are a few things I struggle with, that I attribute to dyslexia. My spelling is still not great, fairly often I will have spelling mistakes when there is no auto correct. My reading is great when I use phonics, I am now about to understand the words I sound out, however I am still not very good at sight words. Most of the time this does not hinder me because I just rely on phonics, however I do read slower and when I have to read out loud I have a very hard time keeping the pace and flow of words that is to be expected. I was lucky enough to have had my dyslexia detected at an early age and was able to find the help I needed to over come …show more content…
Although the exact factor is not known there are many factors that are though to be involved. Environment in early developmental years is though to be a factor (Snowling, et al., 2012). In early developmental years the language and literacy a child is exposed to is important. House holds the have parents that are more literate and spend the time teaching literacy to a young child helps to block symptoms of dyslexia. Reading skills have been proven to be hereditary, there for poor reading skills can run in families (Snowling, et al., 2012). If parents are dyslexic there kids have a significantly greater chance of developing dyslexia. It has been shown that kids from parents with dyslexia have a 30% to 50% chance of inheriting dyslexia. Scientists have believed to have found this hereditary abnormality that causes dyslexia, that abnormality is various systems in the left hemisphere of the brain, and more specifically the temporal lobe. Also it has been shown that there can be disrupted temporoparietal brain responses during extended work and a decrease in left prefrontal brain response when when tasks are raped and happening rapidly. With adults with dyslexia there has also been a lot of data showing that the root of there dyslexia my lie in the cerebellum and that motor sequencing task is elected the

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