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Cerebellar Function in Developmental Dyslexia

Abstract:

Developmental dyslexia is a genetically based neurobiological syndrome, which is characterized by reading difficulty despite normal or high general intelligence. Even remediated dyslexic readers rarely achieve fast, fluent reading. Some dyslexics also have impairments in attention, short-term memory, sequencing (letters, word sounds, and motor acts), eye movements, poor balance, and general clumsiness. The presence of "cerebellar" motor and fluency symptoms led to the proposal that cerebellar...

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10.1007/s12311-012-0407-1

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Journal:
Cerebellum
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Pages:
1-10
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1473-4230
ISSN:
1473-4222
Source identifiers:
349047
Pubs id:
pubs:349047
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uuid:1e9f0b4c-ce3b-444e-89da-ea1f4a48c484
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pubs:349047
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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