Monday, May 17, 2010

Every child is special

I received this film from a house officer doctor,thanks a lot. I encourage all visitors to watch this high quality film.How medicine can be applied simply through art and media!

He has dyslexia !!!! but no one in his family or school knows!!!
How many kids in Arab world has neurological or any Psychiatric  disorders. However, we do not know? We are dealing with them as different , idiot,  bad, or naughty boys!!!

Scientific Background (from Wikipedia):
There are many definitions of the disorder called dyslexia but no consensus.
Early primary school-age children
  • Difficulty learning the alphabet
  • Difficulty with associating sounds with the letters that represent them (sound-symbol correspondence)
  • Difficulty identifying or generating rhyming words, or counting syllables in words (phonological awareness)
  • Difficulty segmenting words into individual sounds, or blending sounds to make words (phonemic awareness)
  • Difficulty with word retrieval or naming problems
  • Difficulty learning to decode words
  • Difficulty distinguishing between similar sounds in words; mixing up sounds in multisyllable words (auditory discrimination) (for example, "aminal" for animal, "bisghetti" for spaghetti)

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