A child with dyslexia may also have trouble seeing the differences and similarities in words and letters. School-aged children with dyslexia may have difficulty when they need to follow more than one command at a time.
The disorder can also affect their memory of sequencing. When they see an unfamiliar word, they may not be able to pronounce it. Dyslexia can make it more difficult to learn a second language.
Symptoms of dyslexia can still be present in adolescence and adulthood. MayoClinic.com noted that if dyslexia is untreated during childhood, a patient can have these reading difficulties into adulthood. Teens and adults with dyslexia may also have difficulty memorizing information and reading aloud. Learning a new language may pose a problem.
Dyslexia may affect patients’ abilities to summarize a story or understand jokes. Trouble with time management may also occur.