Some people have visual disturbances when they read. This is called Irlen© Syndrome. This can manifest itself by:-
An Irlen screening assessment will investigate symptoms, an Irlen Reading Perceptual Scale will be completed and a colour evaluation. Following the assessment, Irlen approved overlay and a report will be provided.
To find out more about how text can appear distorted please watch the video below.
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