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ERIC Number: EJ489194
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0922-4777
Identifying Sex Differences in Reading Disability: Lessons from a Twin Study.
Stevenson, Jim
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v4 n4 p307-26 Dec 1992
Examines consequences of using alternative definitions for prevalence, sex ratio and heritability. Demonstrates that the characteristics of reading-disabled children vary with the way disability is defined. Concludes that the use of regression-based procedures for identifying reading disability is desirable. Suggests insufficient evidence exists to justify adoption of separate regression procedures for the two sexes. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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