My right-handed, non-dyslexic Dd did immaculate mirror writing for 1-2 years
(can't remember now). She is 27 and has beautifully neat hand-writing. My
dyslexic son did not do mirror writing.
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From: "Phil Teare, Artificial Relevance" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2004 8:58 AM
Subject: [DYSLEXIA] complete word reversal in very early years
> Hi All,
> Got a quick question for anyone in the know. My daughter is three and a
> and she's already writing her full name and is pretty good for her age at
> other early writing tasks. She seems to love writing and drawing already.
> However, one day last week, she started writing back to front. Completely
> back to front, as though in a mirror. I'm not overly concerned, as I
> there is a lot of experimentation going on at this very early age, but I'd
> not seen this before (she's my first, and I don't work with early years).
> Just wondering how common this is, and how long to expect it to carry on?
> To clarify, both letters and words are being perfectly reversed (all of
> them). If prompted she will usually correct.
> Phil Teare
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