Information for Doctors and Psychotherapists

Dyslexia and Dyspraxia in Adulthood

 by Dr Sylvia Moody, Practitioner Clinical Psychologist

This information sheet discusses on how ‘developmental’ dyslexia and dyspraxia manifest themselves in adulthood, how these syndromes can be identified, and what help and support is available for people who have these difficulties. This guidance is structured as follows:

  • A.    Common misconceptions about adult dyslexia and dyspraxia.
  • B.    Typical presenting problems.
  • C.    List of questions answered in this paper.
  • D.    Detailed information in a question-and-answer format. I have selected actual questions that are often put to me by doctors and therapists.

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