FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions and answers. If you have a question that is not answered here, please visit our contact us page to get in touch.

What is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty, which affects the way a person processes information in their brain. For instance, it can affect...

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Am I Dyslexic?

If you think there is a chance you might have dyslexia, then you could:

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How Many People Have Dyslexia?

It is estimated that:

  • 1 in 10 people in the UK have dyslexia: 1 in 4 of these has it...
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Are People Born with Dyslexia?

Yes, but this is not always the case. There are different types of dyslexia, including;

1) Developmental...

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Can Dyslexia be Cured?

As it stands, there is no cure for dyslexia and it does not just simply 'go away'. However, Lexxic works with individuals...

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Can an Individual with Dyslexia be Successful?

Yes, of course! Dyslexia, whether developmental in nature or acquired, does not imply low intelligence or poor educational potential....

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What does a Dyslexia Assessment Involve?

At Lexxic, a dyslexia diagnosis involves a suitably qualified and experienced assessor conducting a range of comprehensive diagnostic and...

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What is Dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia, also known as Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD), is an impairment in the ability of an individual's...

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What does a Dyspraxia Assessment involve?

At Lexxic, a dyspraxia diagnosis involves a suitably qualified and experienced assessor conducting a range of comprehensive diagnostic and...

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What is Dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia is a developmental condition characterised by poor numerical skills, including difficulty in being able to intuitively grasp the...

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What does a Dyscalculia Assessment Involve?

At Lexxic, a diagnosis of dyscalculia involves a suitably qualified and experienced assessor conducting a range of comprehensive diagnostic...

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What is AD(H)D?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or AD(H)D, is a condition of the brain that results in excessive activity (hyperactivity),...

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What does an AD(H)D Assessment Involve?

At Lexxic, a diagnosis of AD(H)D involves a suitably qualified and experienced assessor conducting a range of comprehensive diagnostic and...

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What is Meares-Irlen Syndrome (Visual Stress)?

This is a condition which affects the way the brain processes visual information, such as colour, contrast and glare. Research has shown...

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What is a Stroke?

A stroke happens when blood flow to a part of the brain stops, resulting in damage to brain cells. A stroke is sometimes called a...

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What is Brain Injury?

Brain injury, or brain damage as it is often referred, is the destruction of cells in the brain. It can occur due to a wide range of...

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What does a Diagnostic Assessment Involve?

Lexxic offers diagnostic assessments for employees in the workplace who are suspected to have dyslexia,...

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How can I Fund a Diagnostic Assessment?

Talk to your Employer, Occupational Health or Human Resources department about funding an assessment for dyslexia or other neurological...

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What is a Workplace Needs Assessment?

A workplace needs assessment, will help in identifying recommendations that will support an employee in their job role, if they have a...

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News

Tue, 12th March 2013

Lexxic - Shortlisted for the Stelios Award!


We are extremely pleased to announce that Nicola James,...

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Sun, 19th February 2012

Lexxic Crowned as a "New Radical" by NESTA & The Observer


Lexxic has been selected from hundreds of organisations...

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Tue, 7th February 2012

Dyslexia @ Work


Dyslexia and Discrimination in the...

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Mon, 9th January 2012

Lexxic Launches Skills Rocket!


Nicola James, founding Director of Lexxic, has launched a...

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