37 Common Characteristics of Learning Disabilties and Dyslexia

© 1992 by Ronald D. Davis.

Most dyslexics will exhibit about 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics can vary from day-to-day or minute-to-minute. The most consistent thing about a learning disability is their inconsistency.


Vision, Reading, and Spelling

Hearing and Speech

Writing and Motor Skills

Math and Time Management

Memory and Cognition

Behavior, Health, Development and Personality

Mistakes and symptoms increase dramatically with confusion, time pressure, emotional stress, or poor health. The Davis Correction® program helps people with these characteristics every day. The disabling aspects of learning disabilities and dyslexia are correctable and can be overcome.