Evidence for reading improvement following tDCS treatment in children and adolescents with Dyslexia.

  title={Evidence for reading improvement following tDCS treatment in children and adolescents with Dyslexia.},
  author={Floriana Costanzo and Cristiana Varuzza and Serena Rossi and Stefano Sdoia and Pamela Varvara and Massimiliano Oliveri and Koch Giacomo and Stefano Vicari and Deny Menghini},
  journal={Restorative neurology and neuroscience},
  volume={34 2},
PURPOSE There is evidence that non-invasive brain stimulation transitorily modulates reading by facilitating the neural pathways underactive in individuals with dyslexia. The study aimed at investigating whether multiple sessions of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) would enhance reading abilities of children and adolescents with dyslexia and whether the effect is long-lasting. METHODS Eighteen children and adolescents with dyslexia received three 20-minute sessions a week for 6… 

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