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Dyslexia. Biology, Cognition and Intervention. Exc Business And Economy (Whurr)

  • ID: 2224130
  • Book
  • April 1997
  • 304 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This book brings together a selection of papers from those presented at the Fourth International Conference of the British Dyslexia Association in April 1997. The three main themes of the conference are biology, identification and intervention.
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Chapter 1 Brain, Mind and Behaviour in Dyslexia – Uta Frith.

Chapter 2 Genetic Aetiologies of Reading and Spelling Deficits: Developmental Differences – J.C. DeFries, Maricela Alarcon and Ricahrd K. Olson.

Chapter 3 Dyslexia and Gyral Morphology Variation – George W. Hynd and Jennifer R. Hiemenz.

Chapter 4 How Does a Visual Transient Deficit Affect Reading? – John H. Hogbden.

Chapter 5 The Development of Developmental Dyslexia – John L. Locke, James Hodgson, Paul Macaruso, Jennifer Roberts, Susan Lambrecht–Smith and Cathy Guttentag.

Chapter 6 In search of the Precursors of Dyslexia: A prespective Study of Children at Risk for Reading Problems – Heikki Lyytinen.

Chapter 7 Progress in the Search for Dyslexia Sub–types – Keith E. Stanovich, Linda S. Siegel and Alexandra Gottardo.

Chapter 8 Learning to Read in Different Orthographies: Phonological Awareness, Orthographic Representations and Dyslexia – Usha Goswami.

Chapter 9 Language, Phonology and Learning to Read – Margaret J. Snowling and Kate A. Nation.

Chapter 10 Academic Outcomes of Language Impaired Children – Paula Tallal, Lee Allard, Steve Miller and Susan Curtiss.

Chapter 11 How do Speech and Language Problems affect Literacy Development? – Joy Stackhosue and Bill Wells.

Chapter 12 Achieving Competence in Language and Literacy by Training in Phonemic Awareness, Concept Imagery and Comparator Function – Patricia Lindamood, Nanci Bell and Phyllis Lindamood.

Chapter 13 Prevention of Dyslexia in Kindergarten: Effects of Phoneme Awareness Training with Children of Dyslexic Parents – Ina Borstrom and Carsten Elbro.

Chapter 14 Teaching Phonological Awareness With and Without the Computer – Barbara W. Wise, Richard K. Olson and Jerry Ring.

Subject Index.

Author Index.

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Charles Hulme
Margaret J. Snowling
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