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Is there a reading disorder?

Is there a reading disorder?

Yes: .. . When the reading problem interferes with academic achievement or daily activities that require reading skills. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Reading Disorder (Definition)

There are many types of reading disorders. Dyslexia is a common one where letters can be reversed in the mind of the reader. Another one is an inability to extract meaning from words. A school psychologist can help diagnose and provide guidance for ways to deal w/this. Peace and good health. It may also ...Read more


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What are the tests for reading disorder?

What are the tests for reading disorder?

See below:: There are 2 types: basic reading problems occur when there is difficulty understanding the relationship between sounds, letters and words. Reading comprehension problems occur when there is an inability to grasp the meaning of words, phrases, and paragraphs. Diagnosing a learning disability is a process. It involves testing, history taking, and observation by psychologists & psychiatrists. ...Read more

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What can I do about my reading disorder at work?

What can I do about my reading disorder at work?

Talk to the boss: Talk to your supervisor. Perhaps accommodations can be made such as allowing a little extra time or affording you tasks that may not directly require reading. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as obsessive reading disorder?

Semantics: We can be "obsessive" without having ocd. A key feature of OCD is that the person does not enjoy or want to engage in the thoughts and behaviors. Someone who has to stay up all night to finish a book usually does so because of the enjoyment of reading. If the person did so because of a fear that otherwise something really bad might happen, then that might be ocd. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Reading disorder?

What is the definition or description of: Reading disorder?

Reading Disorder: There are many types of reading disorders. Dyslexia is a common one where letters can be reversed in the mind of the reader. Another one is an inability to extract meaning from words. A school psychologist can help diagnose and provide guidance for ways to deal w/this. Peace and good health. It may also be a vision issue. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms that predict a reading disorder in children?

Are there symptoms that predict a reading disorder in children?

Yes, beginning with: Family history of Specific Language Impairment &/or Dyslexia. Early Expressive Developmental Language Disorder with or without Receptive DLD increases risk even if language "catches up" by 4. Persistent Expressive DLD past 4, diagnosed as SLI, carries a 40-75% risk of Dyslexia. Deficits in sound-symbol association, like P-puh, in pre-school & in phonological awareness in KG are highly predictive. ...Read more

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Is there a reading disorder where you have trouble comprending the story?

Not necessarily!: It all depends on what story you are reading.
If I were to read a dense story I could perhaps understand the words, but not the comprehend the subject matter. On the other hand, lack of comprehension can be indicative of anxiety or simply lack of interest. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for reading disorder?

Aka Dyslexia Rx: Every person with a reading disorder requires a different strategy. Individual education plan should be created for each child with the condition. The following may be recommended: extra learning assistance (remedial instruction); private, individual tutoring; special day classes. Positive reinforcement is important: many students with learning disabilities have poor self-esteem. Counseling helps. ...Read more

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Can stress cause a reading disorder in young adults?

Stress & Reading: A reading disorder is categorically a specific deficit that would exist even without stress. However, high levels of stress interfere with concentration and can, therefore, affect reading (which requires paying attention). Lower, or eliminate the stress and your usual reading level should return. ...Read more

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Why did my drug test give a false reading?

Why did my drug test give a false reading?

UDS: Need more info. To be able to answer. False positive or negative? . What medications or supplements are you taking, if any?, What drug is being tested? . ...Read more

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How can I get help for reading problems / disorders?

How can I get help for reading problems / disorders?

Get help: A proper psychoeducational assessment by a clinical psychologist is the first step. ...Read more

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While taking medicines, is 150 a high reading for diabetes?

While taking medicines, is 150 a high reading for diabetes?

No: That is not a bad reading but was it fasting. If so check 2 hours after a meal and see what you get. ...Read more

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Is there a drug I can get to help me with reading comprehension and focus?

ADD/ADHD: Medications for add/adhd can help focus and improve your attention in class, and with activities, etc. As far as comprehending what you are reading, that depends on your education and intellectual ability to learn. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is a BP reading of 150/90 consistently enough to start medicine to lower it?

Is a BP reading of 150/90 consistently enough to start medicine to lower it?

Yes: Per jnc-7 criteria, you are in stage 1 hypertension and need a medication to lower it. In addition to a medication, continue working on your diet/exercise routine. ...Read more

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I google the? And it said that kidney infeaton can give the wrong reading for drug test

I google the? And it said that kidney infeaton can give the wrong reading for drug test

You would have to: Tell us which drug test you are referring to - for us to give helpful feedback. Are you asking for confirmation of this? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is 40 years old and has a cholesterol reading of 240. How can she lower her cholesterol without drugs? Many thanks.

My girlfriend is 40 years old and has a cholesterol reading of 240. How can she lower her cholesterol without drugs? Many thanks.

Need more info: What is her hdl, and triglycerides? Does she smoke? Is she diabetic? One way to reduce cholesterol is to reduce intake of saturated fats, lose weight, and increase physical activity. For more information see the site below.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/ds00178. ...Read more

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I have a patient that intermittently has a low reading for norfentanyl with no explanation. No street drug use in over 30 days...

I have a patient that intermittently has a low reading for norfentanyl with no explanation. No street drug use in over 30 days...

Metabolite: Norfentanyl is a metabolite of fentanyl. The only way to test positive for it is it has been exposure to the medication.
Fentanyl comes in many presentations including patches, lollipops and IV solutions. ...Read more

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What sex positions are better for premature ejaculation disorder? I keep reading woman on top is primarily bad for pe why is this??

What sex positions are better for premature ejaculation disorder? I keep reading woman on top is primarily bad for pe why is this??

Premature: Ejaculation is sometimes called ill-timed ejaculation. It is a subjective evaluation. You may orgasm too quickly and not satisfy your partner. If you have concerns you can see your doc or a licensed sex therapist. It is not an illness. Peace and good health. Don't rely on medication alone.. ...Read more

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How can I reduced sgpt. Reading. By taking medicine or by workout which is most effective and fast I don't uae alcohol and sgpt reading is 89?

How can I reduced sgpt. Reading. By taking medicine or by workout which is most effective and fast I don't uae alcohol and sgpt reading is 89?

Incomplete info: Elevated SGPT is a sign of liver disease. A level of 89 is not too high but could still represent liver disease. The treatment had to be directed at the cause of the liver damage. It is not feasible to diagnose the cause without a detailed history, physical examination and may be additional investigation. It would be prudent to discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good cholesterol reading is 200 good 330 to high 150 to low and be honest are statin drugs really any good for cholesterol tha?

What is a good cholesterol reading is 200 good 330 to high 150 to low and be honest are statin drugs really any good for cholesterol tha?

Risk factors: The optimum cholesterol level depends on your risk factors for cardiovascular disease. If you do not have risk factors, 200 may be okay, provided your HDL levels is normal or better yet, high. Statins do help, but it would be prudent to consult a doctor about your risk factors before entertaining any effort to change your cholesterol. ...Read more

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What is the best toothpaste for everyday use? What is the best toothpaste I can purchase for everyday use? I'd like something that is somewhat easy to find - i.E. Available at most drug stores or grocery stores....Reading the labels, they all claim to "be

What is the best toothpaste for everyday use? What is the best toothpaste I can purchase for everyday use? I'd like something that is somewhat easy to find - i.E. Available at most drug stores or grocery stores....Reading the labels, they all claim to "be

Toothpaste: All toothpastes are just flavored soap and sand. Use the one that you like the best. The only difference is that some people are sensitive to sodium lauryl sulfate read the label to see if the one you like contains this if one bothers your gums. ...Read more

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RDW are 15.6%. I m diabetic taking istamet 50/500 tablet one everyday. Is this reading healthy? What medicine do I need to take?

RDW are 15.6%. I m diabetic taking istamet 50/500 tablet one everyday. Is this reading healthy? What medicine do I need to take?

What's your MCV?: Hi. Your RDW is slightly elevated. That's not related to your type 2 diabetes or its treatment. What is your MCV (is it above or below normal?)? And lastly, are you anemic? The RDW describes the size distribution of red cells. If your RBC are small (low MCV), iron deficiency is possible, but so are some hemoglobinopathies. If MCV elevated, B12 and/or folate (folic acid) deficiency, alcohol, etc are considered. ...Read more

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What does a high diastolic reading in a BP reading stand for? What are the causes and implications? In addition to drugs, what can a patient do?

What does a high diastolic reading in a BP reading stand for? What are the causes and implications? In addition to drugs, what can a patient do?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure readings give two numbers. The higher number is systolic. The lower number is diastolic. Systolic is when the heart is contracting/pumping blood. Diastolic is during the time the heart is relaxing. Hi readings for either one is considered abnormal and should be treated if persistent. Other than medication, weight-loss and low-salt diet may help lower these numbers. ...Read more

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Is it unusual (even if possible) for overlap myeloproliferative-myelodysplastic disorder to lower an elderly person's oral temperature below 36C for about 50% of his temp readings over 2 weeks? The temperatures are highly likely to be accurate.

Is it unusual (even if possible) for overlap myeloproliferative-myelodysplastic disorder to lower an elderly person's oral temperature below 36C for about 50% of his temp readings over 2 weeks? The temperatures are highly likely to be accurate.

Can be normal: You don't need anything at all to see this is older folks. Trusting they are not hypothyroid, but if they are getting around okay, I would draw no conclusion. Different folks have different baselines and some older folks normally run a bit cooler ...Read more

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Can Lyme disease cause an elevated CA125 reading?

Can Lyme disease cause an elevated CA125 reading?

Unknown: At this point in time there is a lot of discussion about this topic and many who feel there may be some association but there has been no known proof of an association of Lyme disease and an elevated CA 125. This is still being researched and nothing that can say a definite cause and affect. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can wearing drug store reading glass going to wreck kids eyes?

Can wearing drug store reading glass going to wreck kids eyes?

No but why: Most kids do not need reading glasses. So why are they being used in a child? A child with an eye problem should see a pediatric ophthalmologist and get the best correction or treatment possible. ...Read more

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Will taking pantropazole give false readings for drug screen of thc?

Will taking pantropazole give false readings for drug screen of thc?

No: No, it won't. Even if a drug test comes back positive, they do another confirmatory test for specific substances to be sure. ...Read more