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The intergenerational multiple deficit model and the case of dyslexia

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Which children go on to develop dyslexia? Since dyslexia has a multifactorial etiology, this question can be restated as: what are the factors that put children at high risk for developing dyslexia? It is argued that a useful theoretical framework to address this question is Pennington’s (2006) multiple deficit model (MDM). This model replaces models that attribute dyslexia to a single underlying cause. Subsequently, the generalist genes hypothesis for learning (dis)abilities (Plomin and Kova...

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10.3389/fnhum.2014.00346

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Oriel College
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
van der Leij, A More by this author
de Jong, PF More by this author
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Frontiers Research Foundation Publisher's website
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Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Journal website
Volume:
8
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JUNE
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Article: 346
Publication date:
2014-06-02
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1662-5161
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uuid:b509a141-b052-479e-8523-20fcf4ff8f69
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469896
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pubs:469896

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