Are Dyslexics Visual Learners?

Are Dyslexics visual spatial learners?

Visual-spatial learners have amazing abilities to “read” people.

Since they can’t rely on audition for information, they develop remarkable visual and intuitive abilities, including reading body language and facial expressions.

Are visual learners more intelligent?

Visual/Spatial Intelligence: Ability to perceive the visual. These learners tend to think in pictures and need to create vivid mental images to retain information. These learners have highly developed auditory skills and are generally elegant speakers. They think in words rather than pictures.

What does it mean to be a visual spatial learner?

The simplest explanation of a visual-spatial learner is that they generally think in pictures, rather than in words. They also tend to learn holistically, instead of sequentially, or in parts. The visual-spatial learner can easily see the big picture of things, but might miss out on the details.

Are visual learners good at math?

Manipulatives are key.

Visual learners (and kinesthetic learners) learn basic math facts much easier when they can represent them with 3D manipulatives. Blocks, cubes, legos , play money (or real money), and dice can all be invaluable tools for helping the visual learner to “see” how all the math facts work together.