Dyslexia

Authored by: Brian Byrne , Stefan Samuelsson , Richard K. Olson

The Routledge International Companion to Educational Psychology

Print publication date:  July  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415675581
eBook ISBN: 9780203809402
Adobe ISBN: 9781136675096

10.4324/9780203809402.ch29

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Abstract

‘Dyslexia’ refers to marked impairment in reading and spelling. In this chapter you will learn about definitions of this disorder, including popular conceptions, whether there are different types of dyslexia and whether it is different from ‘poor reading’, and about causes, assessment, and treatment.

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