Dating a dyslexic

03-Oct-2016 01:54

This can have lasting impact on their emotional health.Neil Alexander-Passe is an experienced researcher and a special needs teacher in secondary mainstream education. Neil uses his personal and professional experience to shed light on the complexities surrounding dyslexia and examines psychological theories such as ego-defence mechanisms and learned helplessness that reveal how people deal with its emotional impact.After several years of prodding and doing research online into Dyslexia, I convinced my husband to seek a diagnosis. He hated feeling stupid, useless and feared the “R” word more than anything, but ultimately, he wanted to go to college.You see, my husband has struggled all his life with teachers explaining away his unique needs as being laziness, in large part, due to stereotypes about brown boys and men in general.A few months into dating though, I began to see that something was wrong.He had an amazing memory and could recall obscure songs or events at a moment’s notice, but he couldn’t recall basic facts about his life to complete a form at the doctor’s office or job application. DYSLEXIC PARENTS HOW THEIR CHILDHOOD STILL AFFECTS THEM 20. When I met my husband, I knew there was something different about him.

Dyslexia and careers are also investigated, with post-traumatic growth theory used to explain why many dyslexics overcome extreme trauma in mainstream education, but still attain post-school at university and in business. However the effects of dyslexia can also bring difficulties in reading social non-verbal clues, an inability to express oneself coherently, and the inabilities to converse with peers in general conversation. The research found that many dyslexic parents feel inhibited by school homework and interactions with school, creating an unbalanced weight on non-dyslexic partners to manage not only the home and finances, but all dealings with school. Book Description: This new innovative book aims to investigate adult dyslexics and their long-term relationships, along with their journey through parenthood. The book begins by investigating adult dyslexics and their childhoods, looking at their emotional and behavioural coping strategies.

Dyslexia and careers are also investigated, with post-traumatic growth theory used to explain why many dyslexics overcome extreme trauma in mainstream education, but still attain post-school at university and in business. However the effects of dyslexia can also bring difficulties in reading social non-verbal clues, an inability to express oneself coherently, and the inabilities to converse with peers in general conversation. The research found that many dyslexic parents feel inhibited by school homework and interactions with school, creating an unbalanced weight on non-dyslexic partners to manage not only the home and finances, but all dealings with school. Book Description: This new innovative book aims to investigate adult dyslexics and their long-term relationships, along with their journey through parenthood. The book begins by investigating adult dyslexics and their childhoods, looking at their emotional and behavioural coping strategies. These adults, with others from a website for adult dyslexics, look at the impact childhood trauma has on dating, then on marriage/long-term partners.