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Visual Aspects of Dyslexia

John Stein and Zoï Kapoula


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


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