Mar 12, - If your child struggles to sound out words or spell correctly, she might have dyslexia. Learn how to spot the signs of this learning disorder. Reading, Writing, and Spelling. Difficulty reading unfamiliar fonts. Avoids reading out loud. Will commonly perceive that they “read better silently.” Has adopted compensatory tricks to remember spelling and homonyms (their, there, they're), or misuses homonyms and has poor or inconsistent/phonetic spelling.Test for Dyslexia: 37 Common · Testing for adults · Adult Dyslexia and ADHD.