Grammatical errors made by dyslexic school children of Delhi


  • Indira Priyadarshini PhD Scholar, Department of Linguistics, University of Delhi, New Delhi
  • Dr. Mamta Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Delhi, New Delhi



Dyslexia, grammatical errors, behavioral pattern, Hindi speaker, bilingualism


Objective: To find out the different types of grammatical errors made by Dyslexic school children of Delhi. Methods: Deductive and inductive research was carried out where collection of data took place to test the hypothesis and further analyzing the data. The sample consisted of 34 students aged 6 - 10 years comprising of 23 male students and 11 female students; 8 students were non-dyslexics, 16 were dyslexics and 10 were slow learners. Out of 8 who were non-dyslexics, one of them was autistic. Results: On the basis of present findings on our data we can differentiate between dyslexic students and non-dyslexic students on narrower level. Lexical errors were made by both dyslexic and non-dyslexic students. The reason for this may be initial period of learning. One of the students who was autistic showed some morphosyntactic errors and no phonological error.  Morphosyntactic errors were made more by male dyslexic students. Coming to phonological errors, cases were seen where students equally did morphosyntactic and phonological errors. It was noticed that phonological errors were made by students who faced comprehension difficulties hence it was encountered in the case of male dyslexics. So, we can say that phonological errors were always less than lexical errors and morphosyntactic errors were less than phonological errors altogether.  And also, more errors were encountered in males as compared to female students. So, we can say that male dyslexic cases were found more than female dyslexics.


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How to Cite

Priyadarshini, I., & ., M. (2022). Grammatical errors made by dyslexic school children of Delhi. RESEARCH REVIEW International Journal of Multidisciplinary, 7(11), 112–122.