Current Directions In Dyslexia Research

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789026512971
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors 7
Preface 9
1 Are Discrepancy-Based Definitions of Dyslexia Empirically Defensible? 15
2 Validity of the Concept of Dyslexia: Alternative Approaches to Definition and Classification 31
3 A Critical Evaluation of the IQ-Achievement Discrepancy-Based Definition of Dyslexia 45
4 The Clinical Relevance of Dyslexia Subtype Research 71
5 Dyslexia and Irregular Dynamics of the Visual System 93
6 Electrocortical Correlates of Reading Disability Subtypes 117
7 Pharmacological Treatment of Dyslexia 135
8 Deficient Phonological Processing in Disabled Readers Implicates Processing Deficits Beyond the Phonological Module 149
9 Phonemic Segmentation: Testing and Training 169
10 Metalinguistic Awareness and Reading Acquisition: Some Issues 183
11 Word Identification Routes and Reading Disorders 201
12 Treatment of Dyslexia 223
13 Neuropsychological Treatment of Dyslexia in Clinical Practice 235
14 Effects of Computer-Assisted Instruction on Word and Pseudoword Reading of Reading-Disabled Students 251
15 Instructional Approaches to Problems in Reading Comprehension of Dyslexics 269
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