31. Reading Difficulties

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch31

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Reading Difficulties, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch31

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • reading difficulties and disruptive behavioural problems;
  • brain damage in childhood/adolescence, and acquired reading disorders;
  • poor reading skills, detrimental to children/adolescents' academics;
  • variations in reading ability, to linguistic than to perceptual abilities;
  • SRD, aetiology and pathogenesis of SRD, heterogeneous;
  • spelling errors, being bizarre and nonphonetic;
  • children with SRD, neurodevelopmental/neuropsychological impairments;
  • SRD and developmental dyslexia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background information about normal reading

  • Specific reading difficulties (SRD)

  • SRD and developmental dyslexia

  • Causation of SRD

  • Subject review

  • Further reading