I see we're back to personal attacks Graeme.
I will disregard your personal attacks particularly as your comments are
factually incorrect. As I am dyslexic, have dyslexic children and my work is
solely with dyslexics I will ignore your immature tantrum.
The fact that you have to resort to personal comments says it all about your
lack of integrity.
END OF CONVERSATION
On 28/01/2009 09:54, "Graeme Wadlow" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Sheridan
> you and others like you are failing to recognise the complex reality of life
> and as Norman called it the periodic table of interrelated elements.
> You prefer to use a single element to save your self the bother of having a
> real understanding of the real issues and being able to explain them to all
> who may have a range of underlying causes of dyslexia.
> You are encouraging ignorance, the comments of MPDS like Mr, Stringer, the
> claim for magin cure such as Dore, and all thew other ills that face
> dyslexics in their daily lives precisely becasuse you are inaquately
> qulaified to explain the real issues that cause the dyslexic symptoms and
> all the variationsa as you begin to describe.
> Itr is simpification due a lack of qulaification, and that also applies to
> the BDA and othes.
> It is dyslexics who suffer due to you inability to expalin life in the real
> world so that youy can promoter you own simplified version for the easy life.
> best wishes
> On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 20:23:40 +0000, Sheridan Sharp1
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> There are definitions and definitions. I personally am in favour of
>> definitions to a level. However some people want to sub divide Ślabelsą
>> the the point that they become either meaningless or very confusing.
>> Norman you are dyslexic and so am I and we may have different degrees of
>> severity of difficulty. We may also have different strengths and weaknesses.
>> Do we subdivide the term dyslexia into visual dyslexic; auditory dyslexic,
>> auditory-visual dyslexic,; visual-auditory dyslexic or kinaesthetic/auditory
>> dyslexic and so on and so on. Do we give them all separate new labels? Or
>> do we say they have dyslexia? Those donąt include those dyslexics who have
>> co morbidity ( more than one condition) there the combination becomes even
>> greater and more confusing.
>> Its no different to saying someone is Visually Impaired .......do we get rid
>> of that term and just use the terminology of each and every specific
>> I see nothing wrong with calling what you have dyslexia and if people need
>> to know how it impact on you then you or whoever describe it to the.
>> As we know ADP is promoted a lot on the dyslexia forums but if we wanted
>> to be pedantic we could say that is also too too big an umbrella
>> terminology. APD should also be sub divided into the specific symptoms of
>> that condition such as auditory discrimination or auditory sequential
>> memory difficulties and so on and son on.
>> See what I mean? At some point we have to stay with one terminology.
>> How far do you go down the line of definition before it becomes meaningless
>> or more confusing than it is now?
>> On 26/01/2009 09:55, "Norman Butler" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> I am really dismayed.
>>> I think people are so hung up against definitions and putting people in
>>> boxes that they blatantly refuse to entertain ANY discussion around the
>>> subject. I am probable the worse advocate on this site against trying to
>>> ways to justify myself so I am not against the sentiment, but lets not
>>> ANYTHING that might be construed as definitions EVEN if it is interesting
>>> Sorry but I have a geniune interest in trying to understand dyslexia and why
>>> two people are different despite having similiarities in their thinking and
>>> will not refuse to try and understand and find out more because there is a
>>> concensus that SOME people (not necessarily on this site) go down the wrong
>>> I have a terrible memory and I mean REALLY bad but my friend has a good
>>> memory, I would like to understand why but I am too afraid to ask as people
>>> will comdemn me for trying to put us into little boxes and catagories. So I
>>> will not ask and reamin yours stupid and ignorant forever.
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