Irlen syndrome

1 in 6 People Worldwide Struggles to Read Due to Irlen Syndrome

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:24pm

While approximately half of those with this condition acquire it genetically, it can also be caused by brain injuries, high fevers, and viruses.

Key Points: 
  • While approximately half of those with this condition acquire it genetically, it can also be caused by brain injuries, high fevers, and viruses.
  • Children who are poor readers or poor in sports are often teased or bullied, resulting in feelings of shame or low self-worth.
  • In the Forward, Founder and Director of the Irlen Institute , Helen L. Irlen, explains the discovery of Irlen Syndrome and the progress made in treating it.
  • Author Catherine Matthias is a Certified Irlen Syndrome Screener and published author of six early reader picture books.

1 in 6 People Worldwide Struggles to Read Due to Irlen Syndrome

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:24am

While approximately half of those with this condition acquire it genetically, it can also be caused by brain injuries, high fevers, and viruses.

Key Points: 
  • While approximately half of those with this condition acquire it genetically, it can also be caused by brain injuries, high fevers, and viruses.
  • In the Forward, Founder and Director of the Irlen Institute , Helen L. Irlen, explains the discovery of Irlen Syndrome and the progress made in treating it.
  • The Library Journal review concludes: "VERDICT: A helpful volume for parents, caregivers, and teachers of children who struggle with reading."
  • Author Catherine Matthias is a Certified Irlen Syndrome Screener and published author of six early reader picture books.

1 Child in 6 Struggles to Read Due to Irlen Syndrome

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 1:20pm

b'JOSEPH, Ore., May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of children around the world cope with reading and writing problems.

Key Points: 
  • b'JOSEPH, Ore., May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of children around the world cope with reading and writing problems.
  • For others, it is a condition called Irlen Syndrome - the inability of the brain to process certain light waves or colors.
  • Using images of smiley faces in green and orange, it shows that 1 in 6, 10 in 60, and 100 in 600 have this same condition.\nIn the Forward, Founder and Director of the Irlen Institute , Helen L. Irlen, explains the history of the discovery of Irlen Syndrome.
  • "\nAuthor Catherine Matthias is a Certified Irlen Syndrome Screener and published author of six early reader picture books.\nPublished by Square One Publishers , 115 Herricks Road, Garden City Park, New York 11040.