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ERIC Number: EJ537441
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0922-4777
Theoretical and Methodological Pitfalls in Making Comparisons between Developmental and Acquired Dyslexia: Some Comments on A. Castles & M. Coltheart (1993).
Snowling, Margaret J.; And Others
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v8 n5 p443-51 Oct 1996
States that based on a study of reading skills of 56 developmental dyslexics, A. Castles and M. Coltheart have proposed that there are at least two varieties of childhood dyslexia--impairment of lexical reading and in the operation of the sublexical procedure. Takes issue with their proposal on theoretical grounds. Argues that their study's methodological weaknesses seriously weaken their claims. (PA)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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