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Annual research review: the nature and classification of reading disorders--a commentary on proposals for DSM-5.

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This article reviews our understanding of reading disorders in children and relates it to current proposals for their classification in DSM-5. There are two different, commonly occurring, forms of reading disorder in children which arise from different underlying language difficulties. Dyslexia (as defined in DSM-5), or decoding difficulty, refers to children who have difficulty in mastering the relationships between the spelling patterns of words and their pronunciations. These children typi...

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Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines More from this journal
Volume:
53
Issue:
5
Pages:
593-607
Publication date:
2012-05-01
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EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
Language:
English
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pubs:376358
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uuid:0c6b534c-7881-436f-bfa5-305ea40c2689
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376358
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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