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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Reading Disorder (Overview)

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.


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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

Dr. Ronald Krauser
13 doctors shared insights

Reading Disorder (Overview)

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.


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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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Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Checklist)

See a psychiatrist
once
Engage in cognitive behavioral therapy
once
Make sure your OCD is not a possible side effect of any of your medications
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Can stress cause a reading disorder in young adults?

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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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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Overcoming Seasonal Affective Disorder (Checklist)

Buy a white light box, and use it daily
Daily
Stick to a strict sleep schedule
Once
Keep a regular schedule
Once
Keep in touch with your friends and family members
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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

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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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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Checklist)

Go to cognitive therapy for supportive feedback
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Exercise to reduce stress and increase endorphins
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Avoid alcohol to reduce anxiety and depression
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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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Living with Manic Depressive Disorder (Checklist)

Keep a crisis list with doctor and family phone numbers
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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?

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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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
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Make sure that your child's evaluations are updated
Yearly
Meet with a psychologist
Weekly
If applicable, join a special education organization for parents
Monthly
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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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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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Living with Bipolar Disorder (Checklist)

Take your medications
Daily
Balance work and play
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Know your limits
Once
Visit your doctors regularly
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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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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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Managing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Checklist)

Find a therapist who specializes in PTSD
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Join a support group with others who are dealing with PTSD
Once
Consider eye movement desensitization and reprocessing as a form of treatment, and discuss it with a therapist
Once
Learn relaxation techniques that will help you when flashbacks occur
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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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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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Borderline personality disorder thanks for reading and any help you can provide. I have a family member who i'm fairly certain is bpd. I believe she's had similar problems stemming from childhood. How can we express to this person how her actions make p

Borderline personality disorder thanks for reading and any help you can provide.  I have a family member who i'm fairly certain is bpd.  I believe she's had similar problems stemming from childhood.
How can we express to this person how her actions make p

Part : Part of the challenge with having borderline personality is an inability of the patient to manage their emotional world. Often they will be controlling in order to give them some sense of their internal chaos. I would recommend the book, "stop walking on eggshells" by randy kreger to help give you some perspective and tools to deal with your BP family member. ...Read more

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2 year old with sensory processing disorder. Want to learn so I can help her in addition to her therapy. Any recommended reading? Thank you

2 year old with sensory processing disorder. Want to learn so I can help her in addition to her therapy. Any recommended reading? Thank you

See below.: Check out the link below for information from the American Academy of Pediatrics on their Healthychildren.org website for reliable information.

http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/developmental-disabilities/Pages/Sensory-Integration-Therapy.aspx ...Read more

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Is it possible to overcome a mood disorder with a sufficiently strong frontal lobe, i.E. From reading and thinking?

Is it possible to overcome a mood disorder with a sufficiently strong frontal lobe, i.E. From reading and thinking?

Many variables here: If the mood disorder is mild to moderate & the reading matter and thinking is interesting and involving but not disturbing or provocative you may have a good idea here. However, if severe and if disturbing, it could make matters worse. Some wise, moderate folk may be able to evaluate themselves but even they might benefit from professional guidance - and, think wholistically, beyond frontal lobe. ...Read more

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I'm still worried and convinced I have end stage liver disease despite having two normal fibroscan readings and a contrast MRI? Freaking out daily.

I'm still worried and convinced I have end stage liver disease despite having two normal fibroscan readings and a contrast MRI? Freaking out daily.

See doc: if your liver function tests and radiology studies are normal and your hepatitis A B C are negative, perhaps you are obsessing about liver disease as a sign of mental stress
that is expressing itself in the form of disease obssesion.
there are medications that can help you with this behavior ...Read more

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I have been reading online and have read that when the rnp is the only antibody that is positive that this indicated mixed connective tissue disease?

I have been reading online and have read that when the rnp is the only antibody that is positive that this indicated mixed connective tissue disease?

Labs can confuse.: The labs are just a fraction of what needed to get you better. Your history and physical exam will determine your treatment. Looking for which labs will delay and confuse. You need to develop a few paragraphs of all your issues and sit down with your doctor to put the pieces together.
Began a wellness program and add in magnesium and acupuncture. ...Read more

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Curious about prion disease, after reading an article. How rare is it? What are prevention methods? How many cases per year.

Curious about prion disease, after reading an article. How rare is it? What are prevention methods? How many cases per year.

See below: This is a group of diseases. All uncommon. The only preventive measure it not eat meat from animals that may be affected. For more information you may consult these two sites.
https://www.niaid.nih.gov/diseases-conditions/prion-diseases
http://www.cdc.gov/prions/index.html ...Read more