Irlen Syndrome-a summary


Reading By Colour is a Kent based registered charity,    

arranging Irlen screenings, advice, presentations and open days.


  Parental permission obtained  




"If the page looked like one of these, would you be encouraged  to read?" 
Click on the thumbnails to see full size version - (reprinted from Reading By the Colors by Helen Irlen)


 Irlen Syndrome can affect  

reading writing comprehension spelling reading music behaviour
stress levels judging distance driving day and nightime


concentration overtaking
maths light sensitivity catching a ball balancing reaching your full potential your whole life


Irlen Syndrome can cause  (see symptoms for more information)

headache migraine light sensitivity distortion on the page dangerous driving low self-esteem
underachievement inability to scan fragmented vision many falls the world to move around patterns to flash
inability to see in 3D lack of reading facial expression ADHD type behaviour Dyspraxia type behaviour travel sickness extreme apprehension



QUIZ - try out how it feels for yourself!

then e-mail your feedback on how you felt and of course the answer 

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