Neuroscience

Dyslexia - A Comprehensive and International Approach

Edited by Taeko N. Wydell and Liory Fern-Pollak, ISBN 978-953-51-0517-6, 198 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published April 18, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1181

This book brings together dyslexia research from different perspectives and from different parts of the world, with the aim of providing a valuable source of information to medical professionals specializing in paediatrics, audiology, psychiatry and neurology as well as general practitioners, to psychologists who specialise in developmental psychology, clinical psychology or educational psychology, to other professions such as school health professionals and educators, and to those who may be interested in research into developmental dyslexia. It provides a comprehensive overview of Developmental Dyslexia, its clinical presentation, pathophysiology and epidemiology, as well as detailed descriptions of particular aspects of the condition. It covers all aspects of the field from underlying aetiology to currently available, routinely used diagnostic tests and intervention strategies, and addresses important social, cultural and quality of life issues.