Developmental dyslexia: predicting individual risk

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Thompson, PA; Hulme, C; Nash, HM; Gooch, D; Hayiou-Thomas, E; Snowling, MJ;
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Journal: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines,volume 56,issue 9,pages976-987 (issn: 0021-9630, eissn: 1469-7610)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12412, pmc: PMC4672694
  • Subject: reading disability | executive motor | Original Articles | language skills | Familial (family) risk | early identification | dyslexia
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities

Background: Causal theories of dyslexia suggest that it is a heritable disorder, which is the outcome of multiple risk factors. However, whether early screening for dyslexia is viable is not yet known. Methods: The study followed children at high risk of dyslexia from p... View more