Common Characteristics (Strengths) of Dyslexic Students

  • High Verbal Intelligence level usually reflects: understanding of information verbally better than written; understanding of concepts when taught orally; good oral language skills
  • Good reasoning ability
  • Strong 3-D learners
  • Often highly creative
  • Usually responds well to multi-sensory learning
  • Reads much better in context
  • Can compose meaningful content even though written work may not reflectthis
  • can do satisfactory wortk if given ample time/opportunity