The CVS Theory of Dyslexia: A Theory’s Value Is Entirely Dependent on Its Explanatory and Predictive Capabilities

  • Harold N. Levinson


When in the grip of false scientific convictions, our perception of reality inevitably becomes distorted and narrowed to fit expectations. As a result, even the more recent highly sophisticated traditionalist investigatory efforts in dyslexia were often as unwittingly distorted by false dyslexia=alexia=severe reading impairment assumptions as were the older theories dating back to 1896. Sadly, they all lacked sufficient explanatory and predictive capabilities to justify their existence. And the reason is simple, as many of you may now realize.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold N. Levinson
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  1. 1.Levinson Medical Center for Learning DisabilitiesGreat NeckUSA

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