·Irlen Syndrome is a perceptual processing disorder. The difficulty is with the brain's ability to process visual information.
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How Do You Know if You Have Irlen Syndrome?
At Easyread we know that Irlen Syndrome is one of the seven causes of reading difficulty. 66% of people diagnosed with dyslexia have some form of Irlen issues. 46% of people diagnosed with learning problems have some form of Irlen issues. These numbers are huge, yet so few know about this syndrome.
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The first term used to identify Visual Stress was Irlen Syndrome, after Helen Irlen, one of the first to discover it. Eventually, Olive Meares, and even earlier discoverer, was given credit and the name Meares-Irlen Syndrome was given. Now, scientists and researchers primarily refer to it as Visual Stress, or more specifically to show distinction from visual stress from ocular motor problems, Pattern-related Visual Stress of PRVS is used.
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Irlen Syndrome: Many Dyslexics Have This Syndrome
Irlen Syndrome #Adult_Dyslexia And Related Conditions. The syndrome was identified first by Helen Irlen, an Educational Psychologist. This happened in the 1980’s while working in California with adult-learners. She was able to observe that a number of her students can read with better ease every time they used a colored overlay to cover the printed page they are reading.