Reading disability in twins.

@article{Bakwin1973ReadingDI,
  title={Reading disability in twins.},
  author={Harry Bakwin},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1973},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          184-7
        }
}
SUMMARY The incidence of reading disability in 676 twin children was 14.5 per cent, somewhat higher than the figure usually given for the general population (10 per cent). Monozygotic twins were concordant for reading disability in 84 per cent of the pairs, dizygotic twins in 29 per cent, a significant difference (p <.001). These findings support the view that the basis for reading disability is principally genetic. Social deprivation was not a factor since all the children came from middle… CONTINUE READING

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