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37 Common Characteristics of Dyslexia

Most dyslexics will exhibit about 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics can vary from day-to-day or minute-to-minute. The most consistent thing about dyslexics is their inconsistency. 


Vision, Reading, and Spelling

Hearing and Speech

Writing and Motor Skills

Math and Time Management

Memory and Cognition

Behavior, Health, Development and Personality

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If you or your child displays any of these common symptoms and you would like to confirm if it could be Dyslexia, click the link below: 

Davis Dyslexia On-Line Assessment

If you would like more information or are interested in pursuing the program and would like to set up an initial consultation, call (425)231-9705 or email


Professional services described as Davis®, Davis Dyslexia Correction®, Davis Symbol Mastery®, Davis Orientation Counseling®, and Davis Math Mastery® may only be provided by persons who are employed by a licensed Davis Specialist, or who are trained and licensed as Davis Facilitators by Davis Dyslexia Association International.