Defining Dyslexia

  title={Defining Dyslexia},
  author={W. Tunmer and Keith T. Greaney},
  journal={Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  pages={229 - 243}
In 2007, the New Zealand Ministry of Education formally recognized the condition of dyslexia for the first time and has subsequently developed a working definition of the condition. The aim of this article is to draw on contemporary theory and research on reading development, reading difficulties, and reading intervention to describe what the authors believe are four key components of a definition of dyslexia/reading disability.They begin by discussing some preliminary factors that need to be… Expand
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