ERIC Number: ED071041
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Nov
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Dyslexia: Problems of Reading Disabilities.
Goldberg, Herman K.; Schiffman, Gilbert B.
The purpose of this book is to provide an understanding of both the educational and medical aspects of reading and to show how they are interrelated in reading disabilities. The various aspects of reading disabilities are presented in the following chapters: Introduction to the Reading Problem; Early Predictive Studies; Psychological Evaluation; Central Nervous System Dysfunction; The Role of Vision in Learning; Peripheral and Perceptual Factors; Hearing and Auditory Perception; Psychiatry and Reading Disabilities; The Role of Dominance; Genetics and Reading Disabilities; The Chemistry of Learning and Drug Therapy; and Education, Prevention, and Remediation. Appendixes are included on How Parents May Contribute to Reading Development, and The Eye and Learning Disabilities. (Author/RW)
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, Reading, Reading Centers, Reading Development, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulty, Reading Failure, Reading Processes, Visual Perception
Grune and Stratton, Inc., 111 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. 10003 ($8.75)
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