The incidence of dyslexia among young offenders in Kuwait.

  title={The incidence of dyslexia among young offenders in Kuwait.},
  author={Gad Sayed Ahmed Sayed Ahmed Elbeheri and John Everatt and Mohammad Al Malki},
  volume={15 2},
This paper investigates the incidence of dyslexia among young offenders in Kuwait. A total of 91 children/young adults from 8 juvenile delinquent welfare centres across Kuwait were interviewed and tested. A measure of non-verbal reasoning ability was used to exclude those with low general ability. The remaining 53 participants were tested on their ability to identify alliteration and rhyme, retain and manipulate sequences of digit and letter names, decode novel letter strings and identify words… 
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