Are You Dyslexic?
Test for Dyslexia in Children
Take this simple quiz to see if you or a family member shows signs of Dyslexia.
If you score 2 or fewer: Breathe a sigh of relief!
If you score 3-4: Please ask someone else to check you. (Sometimes we miss the obvious and someone else can see more clearly. For more information, check Dr. Books’ blog regularly.
If you score 5 or higher: Run, don’t walk for help.
Mention this quiz for a free “Dyslexia Freedom Strategy Session” with Dr. Books at 512-331-0668.
Dyslexia Test Questions
- Do you confuse right and left? Or get lost easily?
- Do you ask people to repeat themselves a lot?
- Do you have trouble carrying out multiple instructions?
- Do you have any eye-hand coordination problems (handwriting, depth perception, catching a ball)
- Do you have difficulty making decisions?
- Do you have low self-esteem?
- Do have difficulty with reading, writing or math?
- Do you have poor motor skills (clumsy or accident prone)
- Do you confuse or reverse instructions?
- Do you have difficulty comprehending and retaining reading material?
Many people coming for help also report mild to extreme discomfort in the areas below:
- Reading (e.g. slowly, eye wanders, eyes get tired quickly, etc.)
- Remembering what you read
- Seeing colors (color blindness; seeing colors more vividly in one eye)
- Sports/motor coordination (e.g. running, throwing a ball)
- Clumsy or accident prone
- Being rebellious/class clown/withdrawn
- Following instructions
- Following multiple instructions given at one time
- Reversing numbers or letters
- Self esteem
- Remembering to turn in assignments
- Completing assignments/tasks
- Saying what you really mean
- Getting lost easily
- Confusing left and right
- Getting along with other children
- Getting along with other adults
- Getting along with authority figures (teachers, bosses, etc.)
- Stuttering (now or in the past)
- Inconsistency in academic tests and achievements
- Frequently ask someone to repeat what they just said
- Have you ever fallen on your head or your tail bone?