Balance and gait in children with dyslexia

  title={Balance and gait in children with dyslexia},
  author={Rolf Moe-Nilssen and Jorunn L{\ae}gdheim Helbostad and J. B. Talcott and Finn Egil Toennessen},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
Tests of postural stability have provided some evidence of a link between deficits in gross motor skills and developmental dyslexia. The ordinal-level scales used previously, however, have limited measurement sensitivity, and no studies have investigated motor performance during walking in participants with dyslexia. The purpose of this study was to investigate if continuous-scaled measures of standing balance and gait could discriminate between groups of impaired and normal readers when… CONTINUE READING
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