The Dyslexia Debate

@inproceedings{Elliott2012TheDD,
  title={The Dyslexia Debate},
  author={Julian G. Elliott and Elena L. Grigorenko},
  year={2012}
}
Preface Foreword 1. What is dyslexia? 2. Explanations at the cognitive level 3. The neurobiological bases of reading disability 4. Assessment and intervention 5. Conclusions and recommendations. 
Putting the Identification of Dyslexia into a Multi-Level Perspective
TLDR
There is continuing debate concerning the definition and diagnosis of dyslexia, and there is a need to clarify the criteria for diagnosis and treatment.
The 2003 IDA Definition of Dyslexia : A Call for Changes
  • Psychology
  • 2013
Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding
What Is Dyslexia?
oral language skills. The reduction in evaluation elements and causal statements may, however, also be related to theory of mind (ToM) deficits that are a hallmark of autism. Furthermore, children
Five Ways Speech-Language Pathologists Can Positively Impact Children With Dyslexia
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  • Medicine, Physics
    Language, speech, and hearing services in schools
  • 2018
TLDR
Five ways speech-language pathologists can positively impact children with dyslexia are offered, drawing from and expanding on the articles presented in this clinical forum on Dyslexia.
Current Research Informing the Conceptualization, Identification, and Treatment of Dyslexia Across Orthographies: An Introduction to the Special Series
  • Colby Hall, S. Vaughn
  • Psychology
    Learning disability quarterly : journal of the Division for Children with Learning Disabilities
  • 2021
This introduction to the special series summarizes evidence for the genetic and brain bases for dyslexia and cognitive–behavioral indicators (including ones that can be measured even before the onset
The dyslexia debate: life without the label
ABSTRACT In this paper, we discuss the problematic use of the term dyslexia. Noting that there are no unambiguous objective diagnostic criteria for ‘dyslexia’, in part because this term is understood
Dyslexia as a Neurodevelopmental Disorder and What Makes It Different from a Chess Disorder
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This opinion article argues in favor of the current diagnosis of dyslexia based on the criteria of harm and dysfunction, and discusses the favorable clinical and educational outcomes of a neuroscience-informed approach of Dyslexia as a disorder.
The multiple deficit model of dyslexia: what does it mean for identification and intervention?
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Two studies are presented that investigate the prevalence of phonological and cognitive processing deficit profiles in children with significant reading disability and the effects of those same phonology and cognitive processing skills on reading development in a sample of children that received treatment for dyslexia.
What is Developmental Dyslexia?
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It is argued that this theory is set at too high a cognitive level to be explanatory; it is discussed how the ‘magnocellular theory’ attempts to do this in terms of slowed and error prone temporal processing which leads to dyslexics’ defective visual and auditory sequencing when attempting to read.
Evolving Concepts of Dyslexia and Their Implications for Research and Remediation
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A crucial development is evident in understanding dyslexia, moving from its conceptualization as a discrete identifiable condition toward the realization of continuity with the general population with no clear boundaries and no qualitative differences.
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