What is Irlen Syndrome?
Irlen Syndrome is a barrier to learning and performance due to a problem with the brain's ability to process visual information. It affects 14% of the population and 46% of students with reading and learning difficulties, but is often misdiagnosed as dyslexia or ADHD. It is hereditary, but can also occur after a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Signs/Symptoms of Irlen Syndrome:
Headaches and Migraines
Problems with Depth Perception
Strain and Fatigue
Attention and Concentration Problems