ERIC Number: EJ679547
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Understanding the Comorbidity of Dyslexia: Acceptance of the Samuel Torrey Orton Award November 15, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia.
Pennington, Bruce F.
Annals of Dyslexia, v53 p15-22 2003
This speech by a researcher into the genetic bases of dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and their etiological overlap, first honors four pioneers in the field (Samuel Orton, Bertil Hallgren, Isabelle Liberman, and Norman Geschwind); then updates knowledge about the genetics of dyslexia and comorbidity with ADHD and certain speech/language disorders; and concludes with a look to future work. (Contains references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Part I. Defining Dyslexia, Comorbidity, Teachers' Knowledge of Language and Reading.