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What is Developmental Dyslexia?

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Until the 1950s, developmental dyslexia was defined as a hereditary visual disability, selectively affecting reading without compromising oral or non-verbal reasoning skills. This changed radically after the development of the phonological theory of dyslexia; this not only ruled out any role for visual processing in its aetiology, but it also cast doubt on the use of discrepancy between reading and reasoning skills as a criterion for diagnosing it. Here I argue that this theory is set at too ...

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10.3390/brainsci8020026

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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0000-0001-5843-8986
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MDPI Publisher's website
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Brain Sciences Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
2
Pages:
26
Publication date:
2018-02-04
Acceptance date:
2018-02-02
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EISSN:
2076-3425
Pubs id:
pubs:823270
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uri:97742ef5-a3f2-4aa1-9f64-737ef1f60d68
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uuid:97742ef5-a3f2-4aa1-9f64-737ef1f60d68
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