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By Martin Turner (Editor), John Rack (Editor)

The examine of Dyslexia goals to make a number of examine views to be had and obtainable in one position. not just does it introduce very important examine findings which may be unusual to many, it additionally integrates them in a much-needed synthesis of data from diversified contributing disciplines. on the grounds that everybody prefers to appreciate what they're doing, this theoretical account of the $64000 parts in dyslexia should be of curiosity and relevance to the various execs training during this box.

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Coltheart, M. (1993). Varieties of developmental dyslexia. Cognition, 47, 149–180. , & Olson, R. K. (1999). Varieties of developmental reading disorder: Genetic and environmental influences. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 72, 73–94. DeFries, J. , & Alarcon, M. (1996). Genetics of specific reading disability. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 2, 39–47. DeFries, J. , & Olson, R. K. (1997). Genetics and dyslexia: Developmental differences in the etiologies of reading and spelling deficits.

The total sample now includes over 2,500 twins, with slightly more males in the dyslexic group. DeFries and Fulker (1985) developed a powerful method, now referred to as DF analysis, for assessing genetic influence on a group deficit when twin pairs are selected for one or both members’ deviant position on a normally distributed dimension such as reading. DF analysis compares the average regression toward the normal population mean for MZ and DZ cotwins who do not meet the affected severity criterion.

Gayan et al. (2001). 3: Evaluation of MOG as a candidate gene. Journal of learning Disabilities, 34, 512–519. Torgesen, J. , Alexander, A. , Wagner, R. , & Rose, E. (2001). Intensive remedial instruction for children with severe reading disabilities: Immediate and long-term outcomes from two instructional approaches. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 34(1), 33–58. Wadsworth, S. , Olson, R. , Pennington, B. , & DeFries, J. C. (2000). Differential genetic etiology of reading disability as a function of IQ.

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