• A person searches for a specific word and yet uses vague language, such as “thing” or “this thing” , without naming the object,
  • Holds back, hesitates and/or uses a lot of “um”, “hm”, “yyyy” when speaking,
  • Mispronounces words that sound similar, for example “cat” instead of “sweat”,
  • Mispronounces long, unfamiliar or complicated words,
  • Person gives the impression that they need more time to answer a question,
  • Dyslexic person often mispronounces names of people and places; stumbles over parts of words,
  • Difficulty remembering names of people and places; confuses names that sound similar,
  • Often has moments of “It was on the tip of my tongue” etc,
  • Rarely has a quick response in conversations,
  • Oral vocabulary is poorer than auditory vocabulary,
  • Avoids saying words that may be mispronounced.


  1. https://www.hellozdrowie.pl/dysleksja-u-dziecka-skad-sie-bierze-i-jak-wyglada-leczenie/