2. Finding out about Dyslexia

  1. Gavin Reid

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119970897.ch2

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition

How to Cite

Reid, G. (2011) Finding out about Dyslexia, in Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119970897.ch2

Author Information

  1. Vancouver, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470973745

Online ISBN: 9781119970897

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Keywords:

  • Causes of dyslexia;
  • magnetic resonance imagery (MRI);
  • positron emission tomography (PET);
  • Glue ear;
  • essential fatty acids (EFA);
  • Dyslexia-friendly;
  • Five theories

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Causes of dyslexia

  • Genetic factors

  • Phonological awareness and multisensory programs

  • Glue ear

  • Additional language learning

  • Alternative intervention and research

  • Dyslexia is a global concern

  • Dyslexia-friendly

  • Five theories

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