Symptoms of Irlen Syndrome
Irlen Syndrome (also referred to at times as Meares-Irlen Syndrome, Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, and Visual Stress) is a perceptual processing disorder. It is not an optical problem. It is a problem with the brain’s ability to process visual information. This problem tends to run in families and is not currently identified by other standardized educational or medical tests.
Irlen Syndrome can affect many different areas, including:
Attention and Concentration Problems:
This problem can manifest itself differently for each individual. This problem is not remediable and is often a lifetime barrier to learning and performance. If you suffer from any of the following, Irlen Syndrome might be your problem:
Helen Irlen Discussed Irlen Syndrome
What is Irlen Syndrome?
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Correcting Irlen Syndrome can result in the following improvements:
Read faster and longer
Reduced strain and fatigue
Reduced headaches and migraines
Improved flow and fluency
Improved academic performance
Better attention and comprehension