A definition of dyslexia

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This paper elaborates on the components of a working definition of developmental dyslexia. It follows the general format of a paper by Lyon published in Annals of Dyslexia in 1995, which elaborated on a working definition proposed in 1994 (Lyon, 1995). The current definition agreed on by the work group updates and expands on the working definition from 1994.

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Lyon, G.R., Shaywitz, S.E. & Shaywitz, B.A. A definition of dyslexia. Ann. of Dyslexia 53, 1–14 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11881-003-0001-9

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Keywords

  • Word Recognition
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Reading Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Dyslexia