ADD and ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/HD)

As many as a third of those identified as having ADD/HD may be mislabeled and can be helped by the Irlen Method.

The characteristics of those who can be helped are:

  • Problems concentrating when reading or writing
  • Easily distracted when reading or writing
  • Distracted when under fluorescent lights
  • Daydreams in class
  • Problems staying on task with academic work
  • Problems starting academic tasks

Irlen Syndrome Affects:

  • 12-14% of the general population
  • 46% of individuals with reading and learning difficulties
  • 33% with ADHD
  • 33% with autism
  • 55% with head injury, concussion or whiplash

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