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Specific reading disability (dyslexia): what have we learned in the past four decades?

Abstract:

We summarize some of the most important findings from research evaluating the hypothesized causes of specific reading disability ('dyslexia') over the past four decades. After outlining components of reading ability, we discuss manifest causes of reading difficulties, in terms of deficiencies in component reading skills that might lead to such difficulties. The evidence suggests that inadequate facility in word identification due, in most cases, to more basic deficits in alphabetic coding is ...

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Vellutino, FR More by this author
Fletcher, JM More by this author
Snowling, MJ More by this author
Scanlon, DM More by this author
Journal:
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
Volume:
45
Issue:
1
Pages:
2-40
Publication date:
2004-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
URN:
uuid:087f7e48-6414-4716-a452-126042bf86c7
Source identifiers:
376381
Local pid:
pubs:376381

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