There are a wide range of potential Irlen® symptoms and different people may be affected in different ways.
You may be bothered by glare, fluorescent light, bright light, sunlight and sometimes lights at night. Some people experience physical symptoms and feel tired, sleepy, dizzy, anxious, or irritable. Others experience headaches, mood changes, restlessness or have difficulty staying focused, especially with bright or fluorescent lights.
Eye strain or fatigue;
Headaches or nausea;
Fidgety or restless;
Eyes hurt & become watery.
Words on a page lack clarity or stability. May appear blurry, moving or may even disappear.
Fatigue using a computer;
Difficulty reading music;
Careless maths errors;
Ineffective use of study time;
Lack of motivation;
Grades do not reflect effort;
Can’t concentrate on academic tasks.
How can the Irlen Method help me overcome my symptoms?