Alexia is a form of dyslexia caused by a stroke or brain trauma, and it happens on a spectrum, causing problems as minor as difficulty focusing or the inability to read small words to larger issues, like all words suddenly looking like gibberish.
Why It Matters
Why You Should Care
The Writer Who Couldn't Read
Howard Engel acquired alexia, which was a disastrous diagnosis for a professional writer.
What Causes Dyslexia?
It's a lifelong learning disability.
Written by Curiosity Staff December 7, 2016
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