Problem

Incorrect spelling

Other Names:
Inability to spell
Spelling disorder
Cacography
Incidence:
According to a 1992 UK survey of 1,000 people, only 1 in 6 adults could correctly spell six familiar words (necessary, accommodation, sincerely, business, separate, height). 1 in 10 of the adults tested failed to spell any of the six words correctly.
Related Problems:
Limited reading ability
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
28.05.2003 – 00:00 CEST