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Irlen-Meares

Similar term(s): Irlen Syndrome, Scotopic sensitivity syndrome, Scotopic Syndrome.

Definition:

Irlen-Meares is a learning disability that manifests itself primarily as a difficulty with reading and spelling which may be improved by the use of coloured glasses or overlays. The condition affects about 50% of dyslexics, as well as epileptics, migraine sufferers, and others. It is not curable but significant improvements can be achieved by treatment.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Dyslexia - Epilepsy - Migraine

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Irlen-Syndrom
Español: Síndrome de Meares-Irlen
Français: Meares-Irlen

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