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Dyslexia

A Comprehensive and International Approach

Edited by Taeko Wydell

Brunel University Uxbridge, 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

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4 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

21 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

2347

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2. Typical and Dyslexic Development in Learning to Read Chinese

By Hua Shu and Hong Li

1668

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

By Juan E. Jimenez

2876

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

By Norbert Maionchi-Pino

1464

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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

1280

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6. Sequential Versus Simultaneous Processing Deficits in Developmental Dyslexia

By Marie Lallier and Sylviane Valdois

3279

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

By Diane Montgomery

5148

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

By Tamara Leonova

3188

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9. Dyslexia and Self-Esteem: Stories of Resilience

By Jonathan Glazzard

4768

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