Windows of reflection: conceptualizing dyslexia using the social model of disability.

@article{Macdonald2009WindowsOR,
  title={Windows of reflection: conceptualizing dyslexia using the social model of disability.},
  author={Stephen J. Macdonald},
  journal={Dyslexia},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={
          347-62
        }
}
The aim of this study is to develop perceptual knowledge of dyslexia from adults diagnosed with this condition. Historically, the dominant conceptual frameworks used to study dyslexia stem from psychological or educational practice. These disciplines predominantly draw on professional neuro-biological or educational knowledge that can be broadly summarized within a medical or educational model approach. Both the medical and educational models view dyslexia as resulting from a neurological and… CONTINUE READING
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