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ERIC Number: EJ439425
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2194
A Trial of Piracetam in Two Subgroups of Students with Dyslexia Enrolled in Summer Tutoring.
Ackerman, Peggy T.; And Others
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v24 n9 p542-49 Nov 1991
Fifty-three children (ages 9-13) with dyslexia completed a summer tutoring program that emphasized word-building skills. Children who received piracetam (a purportedly memory-enhancing drug) did not improve more than nonmedicated children in any aspect of reading. Children subtyped as "phonetic" improved significantly more in word-recognition ability than "dysphonetic" children. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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