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The development and validity of Lucid Adult Dyslexia Screening ( LADS )

@inproceedings{Singleton2007TheDA,
  title={The development and validity of Lucid Adult Dyslexia Screening ( LADS )},
  author={Chris Singleton and Joanna Kathryn Horne},
  year={2007}
}
One might pose the question: since adults with dyslexia typically have problems with reading, writing and spelling, why nor simply measure those skills in order to identify the individuals who have dyslexia? The problems with this approach are (a) the differences in literacy skills between dyslexic and non-dyslexic persons are largely quantitative rather than qualitative, and (b) the development of compensatory strategies (especially by individuals with higher intelligence) often masks such… 
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