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T Mattis, J H French, I Rapin
In an attempt to delineate causal factors in dyslexia, 113 children and young adults (age-range eight to 18 years) were divided into three groups: those with brain damage who could read (n=31), those with brain damage who were dyslexic (n=53), and those without brain damage who were dyslexic (n=29). A battery of neuropsychological tests was presented to each participant. No significant differences were found between the two dyslexic groups. Three syndromes--language disorder, articulation and graphomotor dysco-ordination, and visuo-perceptual disorder--were found among the great majority of those with dyslexia...
April 1975: Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology
F Newcombe, R W Hiorns, J C Marshall, C B Adams
These preliminary results are concerned with the quantitative description of recovery of function and the shape of the recovery curve. Four patients, in whom dylexia was the salient residual symptom of cerebral damage, are described. Individual differences in the pattern of dyslexic error and the time course of recovery are discussed; and recovery--as measured by longitudinal studies of performance in reading tasks--is analysed in terms of a model which takes into account rate of learning and the eventual asymptote...
1975: Ciba Foundation Symposium
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