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A Comprehensive and International Approach

Edited by Taeko Wydell

Brunel University London, United Kingdom


Liory Fern-Pollak

University College London, United Kingdom

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.

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DyslexiaA Comprehensive and International ApproachEdited by Taeko Wydell

Published: April 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1181

ISBN: 978-953-51-0517-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5275-0

Copyright year: 2012

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37469 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

38 Web of Science Citations

38 Dimensions Citations


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1. Cross-Cultural/Linguistic Differences in the Prevalence of Developmental Dyslexia and the Hypothesis of Granularity and Transparency

By Taeko N. Wydell


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2. Typical and Dyslexic Development in Learning to Read Chinese

By Hua Shu and Hong Li


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3. The Role of Phonological Processing in Dyslexia in the Spanish Language

By Juan E. Jimenez


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4. Phonological Restriction Knowledge in Dyslexia: Universal or Language-Specific?

By Norbert Maionchi-Pino


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5. Antisaccades in Dyslexic Children: Evidence for Immaturity of Oculomotor Cortical Structures

By Maria Pia Bucci, Naziha Nassibi, Christophe-Loic Gerard, Emmanuel Bui-Quoc and Magali Seassau


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6. Sequential Versus Simultaneous Processing Deficits in Developmental Dyslexia

By Marie Lallier and Sylviane Valdois


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7. The Contribution of Handwriting and Spelling Remediation to Overcoming Dyslexia

By Diane Montgomery


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8. Depression in Dyslexic Children Attending Specialized Schools: A Case of Switzerland

By Tamara Leonova


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9. Dyslexia and Self-Esteem: Stories of Resilience

By Jonathan Glazzard


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