ERIC Number: EJ634997
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Current Understanding of the Genetic Basis of Reading and Spelling Disability.
Raskind, Wendy H.
Learning Disability Quarterly, v24 n3 p141-57 Sum 2001
This article considers the complications met by behavioral and biological studies of dyslexia by the condition's phenotypic heterogeneity and lack of uniformly applied diagnostic criteria. It notes the increasingly powerful genetic technologies and statistical methodologies used to identify genomic locations for genes involved in this complex heterogeneous disorder. Studies addressing the genetic contributions to dyslexia are reviewed. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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