Irlen Syndrome (also referred to at times as Meares-Irlen Syndrome, Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, and Visual Stress) is a perceptual processing disorder. It is not an optical problem. It is a problem with the brain’s ability to process visual information.
People who have this difficulty do not lack the ability to learn but cannot read. When the screening process is completed and with the right assistance in filter, the ability to read becomes easy and fluid. Not being a good reader, influences a person’s anxiety, self-esteem and life-work choices.
This simple screener provided for people over the age of 7 can be life-changing.