Laura Bravar

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Although the causes of dyslexia are still debated, all researchers agree that the main challenge is to find ways that allow a child with dyslexia to read more words in less time, because reading more is undisputedly the most efficient intervention for dyslexia. Sophisticated training programs exist, but they typically target the component skills of reading,(More)
A detailed analysis of the types of childhood dyslexia proposed by Boder (1973) and Bakker (1990) revealed characteristic patterns of organization of intellectual functions, of hemispheric specialization, and of reading errors in right-handed children with dyslexia. Children with L-type dyslexia (10 subjects) evidenced a large number of reading errors(More)
BACKGROUND In children affected by specific language impairment (SLI), many authors have investigated a link between language and epileptiform discharges during sleep resembling the focal sharp waves typical of benign epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes (BECTS), the so-called rolandic spikes. On the other hand, the same electroencephalographic trait occurs(More)
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