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Visual Aspects of Dyslexia
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Visual Aspects of Dyslexia

John Stein and Zoï Kapoula

Abstract

Dyslexia affects about 10% of all children and is a potent cause of loss of self-confidence, personal and family misery, and waste of potential. Although the dominant view is that it is caused by specifically linguistic/phonological weakness, recent research within the field of neuroscience has shown that it is associated with visual processing problems as well. These discoveries have led to a resurgence in visual methods of treatment, which have shown promising results. This book brings together cutting edge research from a range of disciplines — including neurology, neuroscience, and the vis ... More

Keywords: dyslexia, neurology, neuroscience, vision, reading

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199589814
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589814.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Stein, editor
Department Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics, University of Oxford, UK

Zoï Kapoula, editor
Service d'Ophtalmologie, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, France

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