This book covers research on biopsychological aspects of dyslexia reflects on psycholinguistic aspects of dyslexia offers reflections on dyslexia treatment research in general. It points out that in some dyslexics it is not sufficient to treat word identification difficulties alone.
Part I: Definition And Subtyping of Dyslexia 1. Are Discrepancy—Based Definitions of Dyslexia Empirically Defensible? 2. Validity of the Concept of Dyslexia: Alternative Approaches to Definition and Classification 3. A Critical Evaluation of the IQ-Achievement Discrepancy-Based Definition of Dyslexia 4. The Clinical Relevance of Dyslexia Subtype Research Part II: Biopsychological Foundations of Dyslexia 5. Dyslexia and Irregular Dynamics of the Visual System 6. Electrocortical Correlates of Reading Disability Subtypes 7. Pharmacological Treatment of Dyslexia Part III: Psycholinguistic Aspects of Dyslexia 8. Deficient Phonological Processing in Disabled Readers Implicates Processing Deficits beyond the Phonological Module 9. Phonemic Segmentation: Testing and Training 10. Metalinguistic Awareness and Reading Acquisition: Some Issues 11. Word Identification Routes and Reading Disorders Part IV: Treatment of Dyslexia 12. Treatment of Dyslexia 13. Neuropsychological Treatment of Dyslexia in Clinical Practice 14. Effects of Computer-Assisted Instruction on Word and Pseudoword Reading of Reading-Disabled Students 15. Instructional Approaches to Problems in Reading Comprehension of Dyslexics