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Is having dyslexia a genetic condition?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Learning disabilities can be related to genetic causes.
However, this is not an automatic thing.

In brief: Possibly
Learning disabilities can be related to genetic causes.
However, this is not an automatic thing.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Could be
Many patients with dyslexia have a parent or relative with it.
In medicine, dyslexia refers to the inability to read or recognize graphemes (written marks that we call letters) & is usually acquired. Reversals in spoken or written numbers, letters words are really signs of other neurological problems, such as ad/hd or temporal sequential ordering problems. This latter group is usually genetic.

In brief: Could be
Many patients with dyslexia have a parent or relative with it.
In medicine, dyslexia refers to the inability to read or recognize graphemes (written marks that we call letters) & is usually acquired. Reversals in spoken or written numbers, letters words are really signs of other neurological problems, such as ad/hd or temporal sequential ordering problems. This latter group is usually genetic.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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