Living with the Effects of Dyslexia Gerald Altmann Whitaker

Living with the Effects of Dyslexia

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Living with the Effects of Dyslexia

Introduction
Living with the Effects of Dyslexia is an alternative reality unto itself. It is like being able to see the world upside down in variance without the need to make an effort to see it that way.

Understanding that you are living with the ability to focus on more than one moment or thing at a time is key to your own growth and helping others to grow.

Having Dyslexia gives a person a strong point of view and a different consideration to topics. It is not normal to see the world in traditional ways with straight linearity. Rather you see the world in possibilities and with solution oriented thinking.

What Others think of Dyslexics

Most people don’t see the Dyslexia while they are speaking to you. Living with the Effects of Dyslexia means you have an invisible edge of perspective over others. As you continue to take in the world the way everyone else does you also have a creative edge to yourself that surprises other people.
It is very common to be told by a neighbor or friend “oh, I didn’t think of that”.

How a Dyslexic Reader see’s is upside down text and inverted letters. If they are focused readers they will see b as p, d and q as an example. Studying Dyslexia Examples is key to knowing when it is Dyslexia and when it is just lazy reading habits.

Living with the Effects of Dyslexia

Does your mind work faster?
Yeah, I think it does. Living with the Effects of Dyslexia you quickly are not only able to see the topic or the issue but you are also able to see the differencing opinion of the topic.
Sometimes the biopic opinions or linear view points of those who are not dyslexic can be annoying but then you have to remind yourself that they are not as creative as you are. At many times you need to be patient in understanding that you are talking to a linear person.
Most people people really have to focus on one thing at a time to be able to get anything done. Living with the Effects of Dyslexia you are able to consider multiple things at a time once you learn to live with your Dyslexia.

What is it like being able to see upside down?
Being able to see upside down is more interesting. It is important to remind myself that others do not see upside down writing. When I am playing chess or cards I have to remind myself that others don’t see the board or cards upside down.
It is hard when living with the effects of Dyslexia to remember that other people are linear thinkers. It is easy to fall into the trap that people without Dyslexia are stupid. They only see one dimension. They often don’t see something that is right in front of their own eyes unless it is turned the right way.
Once you are able to work with your Dyslexia and adjust to it a lot of things are easier. Creatively you are able to do a lot more living with the effects of Dyslexia.

Living with the Effects of Dyslexia Gerald Altmann Whitaker
Living with the Effects of Dyslexia Gerald Altmann Whitaker

How important is the font with Dyslexia?
The font is very important. It is really easy to get through text when it is in all capitals. Reading upside down in all capitals is very quick. When the font is adjusted it is far easier to read.
Living with the Effects of Dyslexia means that reading is a perceptive time. It is very easy to read a sentence and imagine what the next sentence may be. It is easier at times to imagine what the next sentence will be rather than read it if tired.
Being able to see the font in a clearer way makes the reading more interesting to follow rather than to imagine what is coming next in the story or article.

Living with the Effects of Dyslexia, upside down
Effects of Dyslexia

Advice to Others
Be simple with yourselves and if you are living with the effects of Dyslexia be patient with yourself. It is a fine thing to be able to read upside down and consider images in reverse order without having to logically reconsider everything your seeing. There are so many advantages that you have and are able to work through if you are patient with others and add your valuable additional points of view to things.

Using Dyslexia Fonts will allow the letter to be different enough to be readable even when upside down. This is key to fast reading with Dyslexia.

Living with the Effects of Dyslexia

Copyright 2019, Simon-Elliott Blake

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