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"Seeing the World Through a Different Lens," by Matthew Lynch. Originally published in The Edvocate April 19, 2016.
For nearly 12% of the general population, words, numbers, and even musical notes are like optical illusions, and physical symptoms like headaches or tiredness may occur after reading or attempting to read. It’s important for educators to recognize not all people see text the same, and what individuals with Irlen Syndrome see and feel is different from those without the disorder.